RHEL4 and HP Proliant server

m.roth2006 at rcn.com m.roth2006 at rcn.com
Tue Oct 23 21:13:47 UTC 2007

>Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 14:57:08 -0400
>From: "Gaddis, Jeremy L." <jeremy at linuxwiz.net>  
>On 10/23/07, m.roth2006 at rcn.com <m.roth2006 at rcn.com> wrote:
>> Ok, I've got a guy here - he's really a network guy, and he's trying to put RHEL4 on a Proliant server, a DL380, I believe. It's *all* hardware RAID, and the std. RHEL4 CDs can't id the h/d. He's tried d/l a package from HP, but that unzips to a file.dd, which I'm thinking needs to be dd'd to something....
>> Anyone have any ideas where he needs to go?
>You'll most likely need either the cpqarray or cciss drivers.  I have
>a pair of DL580's that are similar in hardware and that's the modules
>needed for RHEL4 to see the (hardware RAID) volumes.
>The file.dd is probably a floppy disk image, which can be written to a
>floppy with "dd if=file.dd of=/dev/fd0".  The drivers on that floppy
>can then be loaded during the installation process.

Yup - he found more info, and that's what it is. Of course, the server doesn't *have* a floppy drive, nor are there any floppies laying around here.


Thanks, though.


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