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RE: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server



Well I was hoping to be able to use the faster speeds of the SCSI
drives, but I guess I can just use them as storage. Thanks for the
advice.

Levi


> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On
> Behalf Of Steven Santos
> Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 3:58 PM
> To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> Subject: RE: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server
> 
> Easy answer: install another boot device.
> 
> For whatever reason, you can't boot to the RAID array.  I have had
enough
> RAID issues in the past to know that sometimes it just won't work.
Keep
> hunting down why, but to make it just work install another boot
device.
> Install a cheep IDE drive, bootable USB stick, something, anything
else
> that
> you can use to boot to the point that Linux can use that RAID array.
> 
>   _____
> 
> Steven Santos
> Director, Simply Circus, Inc.
> Email: Steven SimplyCircus com
>  Mail: 14 Pierrepont Road
>        Newton, MA 02462
> Phone: 617-527-0667
>   Web: www.SimplyCircus.com <http://www.SimplyCircus.com>
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com]On
> > Behalf Of Kemp, Levi
> > Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 4:35 PM
> > To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> > Subject: RE: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server
> >
> >
> > Well, after installing a PCI video card I was able to get through an
> > entire installation. Both NICs were recognized; even the raid array
was
> > seen and used as it had been setup for just one drive. I rebooted,
the
> > server tried as always to PXE boot then asked me to hit H to boot
from
> > the hard drive. At which time it then told me Non-System disk or
disk
> > error. There is nothing in the floppy or CD drive, or even the tape
> > drives. Anyone have a thought as to what may have gone wrong? I'm
about
> > to give up on this server, I was hoping that with maxing the RAM in
it I
> > could get a decent LTSP set up for nearly zero cost as we have more
than
> > enough iPaqs for clients and this server is just collecting dust.
> >
> > Levi
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com]
On
> > > Behalf Of Dan Young
> > > Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 10:54 AM
> > > To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> > > Subject: Re: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server
> > >
> > > Kemp, Levi wrote:
> > > > Has anyone installed K12LTSP or any distribution on a Compaq
> > Proliant
> > > > 3000 before? I finally got the Array straightened out and forced
it
> > > > to boot to a CD, but now in the installation itself I am left
> > viewing
> > > > maybe 50% of the screen. Is there a way to adjust the resolution
in
> > > > the installation? Or should I start over and go command line
> > > > installation? This is so annoying, making it boot to CD again
will
> > > > pretty much cause me to start over. I'm considering installing a
PCI
> > > > video card, in case that is the issue. Any thoughts?
> > >
> > > Either try "linux vesa" or "linux text".
> > >
> > > --
> > > Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
> > > Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
> > > 503-257-1562
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