Re: Adaptec RAID 2100s new install of Debian - please help!
* David (firstname.lastname@example.org) spake thusly:
> On Thursday 06 December 2001 00:40, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> > * Graham Williams (Graham.Williams@cmis.CSIRO.AU) spake thusly:
> > ...
> > > Eventually VFS Kernel Panic. Cant mount root fs. There's also a
> > > message about block-major-8.
> > It's trying to load the driver from /lib/modules on root fs. Oops.
> > You have two options:
> > 1. build a custom kernel with the driver compiled in.
> > 2. put root fs on a separate disk.
> I'm having the same sort of problem with a Mylex card. It uses the dac960
> Would putting / on an IDE drive sort this out? I plan to use the SCSI array
> for /var and things of that nature.
If you compile IDE driver as module, you'll have the same problem
with / on IDE drive. If you compile Mylex driver into the kernel,
it should work with / on the RAID. That's the theory, IRL there
may be some gotchas with Mylex/whatever drivers I'm not aware of.