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RE: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server



Ok that makes more sense. Now I just need to get an IDE hard drive in
that case and use it for /boot and use the SCSI array for /swap and
/home. That doesn't sound too complicated, the worst part will be
getting the drive in the server. Thanks.

Levi


> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On
> Behalf Of Peter Scheie
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:20 AM
> To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] New installation on an old Server
> 
> You will get the faster speed of the SCSI drives: booting from an IDE
> drive is just to
> start the process and load the driver for the SCSI array.  Use the IDE
> disk for /boot
> and put everything else onto the array.  You might even be able to get
> /boot onto the
> array, but that takes more wrestling with grub.  Since /boot isn't
really
> read after the
> system is up and running, putting that onto the IDE disk would be
simplest
> and still get
> you what you want.
> 
> Petre
> 
> Kemp, Levi wrote:
> > 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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