Ronan Kirby wrote:
> Are you absolutely sure that it's:
>> (1) a 2000s series controller (Ultra 160)?
>I'm pretty sure, although I have to admit I can't remember why! It's in
an old (not that old, but not new either) Encom box.
> (2) SCSI?
>The disks are SCSI? Jesus, now I have to check!
>>>> Did you need to install a particular driver or was it recognised?
>> What kind of problems are you seeing, or what errors are you seeing
> (assuming your question was not a preemptive one). Is it even trying to
> load a module for it. I don't see anything in the module tables that I can
> identify on glance as being an Adaptec 2000s. What does dmesg have to say
> about it?
>I just get a "no disk" error in the install. They're showing up (well,
one is showing up, RAID 1) in the Adaptec wotsit though.
> Can you show us the output of:
>> cat /proc/scsi/scsi
>I doubt it.
> If this is a new deployment, it's quite likely going to be cheaper for you
> in the long run to put in a cheap and cheerful new controller when priced
> against your time, not to mention the performance and reliability gains.
>I'll try loading the other two Adaptec drivers from the CD first, but
yes, I'm guessing that might be the route I have to take.
Still can't get the other machine working. RAM was part of the problem,
in that placement was an issue (despite what the board manual said), but
I still have an amber light on it.
> PS: Right, I guess Adam got that old kit he was looking for then ;-)
>Kind of. I already had five, but none of them are working. I reckon two
of them are EOL, and I'm not sure the other three can be saved.
Another four came from a completely different source, but one is close
to death, another is the size of house, and I think I'm only be able to
make one good one out of these two.
So I'm still looking. :)
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