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Re: Does Debian Support PERC & PERC 3 RAID?

On Sat, 2006-10-28 at 18:02 +0000, Charles E. Boston wrote:
> Hi there,
> Here's my dilemma. I own an old Dell PowerEdge 2300 that is is very
> good operating condition and it still takes care of my needs. I would
> like to install a Linux OS on it to dual boot with Windows Server
> 2003. The Windows OS is installed The drives are partitioned and
> waiting for the my Linux OS of choice. I have tried Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
> but it does not recognize my RAID configuration. It will not proceed
> past the stage where it scans the drives for available space. 

Does it see the drives at all or not?

If not, you probably don't have support for the raid controller.  Fiddle
around on Dell's website, they have linux drivers for their RAID cards.


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