Re: debian on HP proliant
Nathan Eric Norman wrote:
On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 10:33:09AM -0500, Eric Sproul wrote:
On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 10:15, Francis Tyers wrote:
The onboard 'scsi' controller appears as a block device and not as a
scsi device under linux.
01:03.0 RAID bus controller: Compaq Computer Corporation Smart Array
5i/532 (rev 01)
i think it is...
there is a driver in linux 2.4.x...
The driver is called cciss, and supports the built in SmartArray
controller as well as the higher-end optional RAID controllers like the
Look in /proc/driver/cciss/ccissX (where X is the controller number,
usually '0' for the built-in) for some basic info.
Devices attached to these controllers appear as /dev/cciss/cXdXpX
d=logical drive #
Thus the first partition on the first logical drive on the built-in
controller is /dev/cciss/c0d0p1.
Is anyone aware of a debian-installer image which supports cciss built
in? The existing d-i supports cciss just fine, but as a module.
The installer from woody has built-in support for the cciss controller
on at least the Proliant DL 580 G2.
It works smoothly, but lacks support for the default installed 3com
gig-ethernet adapter (tg3 driver), once installed, I usually either copy
a recent kernel source and compile whatever I need, or install an
eepro100 (or other supported) card to finish.
The trick is to install with the bf24 kernel: version 2.4.18.
Check the help at the Woody CD install boot prompt.
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