From: Dave O Connor (doc+ilug at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 04 Sep 2002 - 18:02:34 IST
Rick Moen said on Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 09:48:37AM -0700:
> Quoting R&D (r_and_d at domain amersol.edu.pe):
> > Hi, Has anybody been succesfull installing RH 7.2 on a Dell Power.App 120
> > with Perc3/DLC raid controller?
> > The installer is no recognizing the partition of the logical drives.
> Quoting from an earlier message on ILUG: "If memory serves,
> the PERC3 is a relabelled Adaptec AIC-7xxx integrated into the
> motherboard (AIC-7899?)." I hope that helps. RH 7.2 had problems with
> some AIC-7xxx chipsets and some motherboards -- such as the Intel
> Lancewood L440GX motherboard chipset. I believe you can find a special
> boot floppy on RH's support pages.
From the 'Information Update' Leaflet in the PE1650 box I have here:
At the redhat bot prompt when booting off the CD, type 'expert noprobe'.
When asked for a driver disk, choose 'No'. Set language, installation media,
In the devices window, select 'Add Device', and select 'Adaptec AACRAID
(This next bit may be particular to the PERC3/Di, but, I'll add it for
Select 'Specify Module Paramteres'. When the box appears, add the following to
the miscellaneous field:
Then install as normal. The dell site also provides redhat drivers and
instructions for this sort of thing.
-- "It's like I made you a Faberge egg, and you ate it with chips..." - When code-sharing goes bad.
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