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Re: hardware raid card recognition before mount of /lib/modules/2.6.9-1-386 and raid2

mlaks@verizon.net wrote:

> I just installed a debian system on a machine that stores data on a
> hardware raid 3ware 7806-5 and another system that uses an adaptec 2400a.
> both are ata hardware raid devices. During bootup, the boot halts while
> going through /etc/rcS.d/ when it runs S30checkfs.sh because the kernel
> module (either 3w-xxxx or the one for adaptec) is  not loaded and it cant
> run fsck.ext3 on /dev/sda1.

Install the initrd-tools package (if it isn't already installed) and make
the module for the RAID adapter part of the initrd image loaded with the
kernel at boot time.


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