Jason Corcoran wrote:
> Unrelated to the last question :) I have a dell power edge SC1435 here and there is a problem with the lic.so.6 on it.So I need to boot into rescue mode (Red Hat 4 ES)
>> But it can not find the driver for the HD (SAS 5) cant find a link on the net for it. Anyone know how to get this baby to start up in rescue mode?
>> Just trying here before I contact our external (read expensive) IT people.
> (again asked Uncle google)
>I kinda deleted the responses and there are not yet up on t'internet in
the archives.... but did you get this sorted yet?
I assume you meant libc.so.6. Bad sym link issue maybe? rhel4 EM64T?
You can indeed use a driver disk from dell, I'll give you the link in a
Be aware that these are built to certain releases of RHEL4, i.e.:
rhel4.0, 4.1, possibly more - always check the readme file as its clear
as day as to how it works.
Otherwise you can use the updated ISO images directly from
These already contain the correct drivers, so no messing around with
your driver disks...
Check it :
-- I would use tinyURL, but I think its stupid :-0
Dell SAS 5 Adapter Device Driver
for RHEL 4.0 Gold (x86 & x86_64) and
SLES 9 SP3 x86_64
Driver Version : 3.02.83.12
Package Version: 3.02.83.12-5
Installation instructions --> it won't work without it now :
"linux dd updates" (without the quotes) and in your case, add rescue to
The readme shows an example from 2.6.9-22.xxx (which is rhel4.1 AFAIR),
so anything newer than that and you laughing.
And on rhn.redhat.com :
Jason Baron <jbaron at redhat.com> [2.6.9-22.25]:
-update MPT Fusion driver (Mike Christie) 
So there you go, either get yerself an updated ISO chez rhn, or use the
Why would you not just log a call with dell? They could have told you
all this... ? And it wouldn't cost an arm and a leg either...
Assuming you have gold warranty that is :-)
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