SOLVED (2.4) Promise FastTrak100 on Sarge install?
Installing 2.4 kernel for Sarge, if your promise raid is not detected
and you see only separated disks, do ALT+F2, press ENTER to activate the
console, and do
Now I can see /dev/ataraid/disc0/disc when partitioning.
However, I can't see any raid driver in 2.6 initrd.
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 20:09:05 +0100
Clive Menzies <email@example.com> wrote:
> On (30/06/05 16:39), Roman Muñoz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to do a fresh sarge install on an Asus A7V mboard, but my
> > stripping raid (20265) is not working. I see only two separated
> > disks.
> > I see modules pdc202xx_old & pdc202xx_new on sarge install, both
> > with 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, but I can't get them working :-(
> > I tried as many things as I found googleing only to get more and
> > more confused. Boot parameters don't worked (tried the ide2=A,B+2
> > ide3=C,D+2 thing)
> > I would to get it working with 2.6 kernel if possible. What could I
> > do?
> This reminds me of the problems I had setting up a server recently
> which had the dreaded Promise FastTrak100 interface on the
> motherboard. After several days of enabling it and RAID, disabling
> RAID and various other possibilities, I disabled it and plugged the
> two raid disks into the on board IDE controller (yes I know, you
> shouldn't put more than on device on each cable) and every thing
> worked fine. Incidentally the operating system is on a separate disk,
> the raid array is only for /home.
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