Re: Installation on Dell Poweredge 6300
On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 05:43:27AM -0500, bda wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 10:05:29AM +0000, Dave Whiteley wrote:
> > I had great difficulty with my original install because of the adaptec
> > AIC7xxx scsi. I had to create a special rescue disk for it.
> The compact distro has AIC7k support compiled in. I've used the compact
> boot floppies for just about every install I've done over the past few
> years. In fact, the first system I haven't used compact on since '99 was
> this incredibly obnoxious Compaq box with a goofy Intel gig NIC which,
> as yet, unsupported by the kernel. (As you might guess, I do everything
> in my power to use generic, well-supported hardware -- which I consider
> the AIC7k series to be.)
Thanks for that, but...
IIRC the issue was not that the drivers were present, rather that the
scanning for "other" scsi interfaces caused the adaptec ones to lock
up on some systems (like the poweredge 6300).
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