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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 install on a Mylex RAID
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 10:39:01 +0100
  • Message-id: <homz4k1vey.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sandy Drobic <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Rikard Johnels wrote:
>> I have an older Intel server with a Mylex RAID card in it.
>> The array is 6 drives in RAID 5, no spares.
>> The installer complains about not being able to do anything on the
>> array, so i got into a rescue kernel boot and used fdisk to make
>> three parttitions on it.
>> /dev/rd/c0d0p1 - /boot (ext2)
>> /dev/rd/c0d0p2 - swap (swap)
>> /dev/rd/c0d0p3 - / (xfs)
>> I made the filesystems after syncing the disks.
>>
>> But the installer doesn't recognize them at all. It sees
>> /dev/rd/c0d0 as a full partition, and states it cannot do anything
>> with it.
>>
>> How do i get the table read?
>> How do i initialize the array for usage in the installer?
>
> I am eagerly waiting for the answer as well because I suspect that I
> currently have the same problem with an old FSC Primergy 470 with
> Mylex DAC960PRL Controller.
> Can you delete the partitions and create them in yast again? If not, I
> can't update to Suse 10.2 either.

Did you report this in bugzilla? Which bug number is it?

Without a bug report - and testers that test during the beta phase -
there's not chance to get this fixed,

Andreas
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