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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 installation on Adaptec Raid with dtp_i2o driver
  • From: g.lams@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 08:25:38 +0200
  • Message-id: <OF7815D586.B61D0021-ONC1256E93.00233595-C1256E93.00234E04@xxxxxxxxxx>
"acpi=oldboot apic"

gael

"L. Mark Stone" <LMStone@xxxxxxxxx> wrote on 13/05/2004 03.28.07:
> | >
> | > -----Joseph Brockert <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: -----
> | >
> | > >To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> | > >From: Joseph Brockert
> | > >Date: 12/05/2004 09:06PM
> | > >Subject: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 installation on Adaptec Raid with dtp_i2o
> | > >driver
> | > >
> | > >I boot to SuSE install dvd and start a manual install. Yast finds
> | > > my adaptec(dtp) 2000 raid card and ask to load the dpt_i20
> | > > drivers, I say
> | > >OK. Yast continues but says it can find any hard disks. I know
> | > > hards are
> | > >installed, because I have formated them up, install SuSE 9.0, then
> | > >reformated. This same process works OK with SuSE 9.0 installation.
> | > >I
> | > >have tried just installing to a single disk, or a raid setup, but
> | > >the
> | > >intallation never finds any disks. Can anyone give me an idea
> | > > where to
> | > >look next?.....joe
>
> Gael,
>
> I have a DPT PM2865U3, which is pretty much an Adaptec 21xxS RAID
> controller with an Adaptec-ified BIOS on one of my personal
> workstations. I also put several of these cards in clients' servers.
>
> The card works flawlessly on SuSE 8.0, 8.1 and 8.2. On 9.0, the driver
> got "double vision" and saw at least one hard disk twice. Only way to
> install 9.0 was to create a hardware RAID1 array (but when one of the
> drives died, SuSE freaked, so now I'm back to 8.2).
>
> I was unable to convince SuSE that they had a problem here.
>
> What parms did you pass to the driver to get it to work properly in 9.0?
>
> Thanks,
> Mark
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