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Re: [debian-amd64] Re: Installer problem

I have a 3ware 9xxx card - you'll want to run kernel 2.6.8-rc1 or higher
to get fully supported in-kernel or module support. the source code from
their website is a pain to get working. i had them even examine my machine

just so you know - it might save you some hassle later on. their low level
drivers are part of the linux kernel tree from 2.6.8-rc1 and later for the
9xxx series.

- mike

On Wed, 4 Aug 2004, Peter Cordes wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 06:55:30PM +0200, Miham KEREKES wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > We're experiencing some problems regarding installing debian-amd64 on a
> > dual-Opteron 244 machine w/ 8G RAM. Disk subsystem is SATA w/
> > 3ware Escalade 8506, the machine has 2TB HDD space.
>  Is it on a PCI riser card in a PCI-X bus?  That can cause problems with
> some Tyan mobos, according to some errata 3ware and Tyan mention.
>  Other than that, maybe you're running into the 2TB block dev size limit?
> (I don't know exactly what it is, since the cluster we have coming in will
> have only 500GB of space, on a 3Ware 9xxx something card.)
>  If have the time, you could compile your own kernel with kdb support, and
> boot the installer with it, so you can drop into the debugger by pressing a
> key.  You could backtrace where the hang happens.
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