LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-16-2004, 10:07 AM   #1
GuitsBoy
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: 15
HPT raid + RH9 boot loader ??


Hi all -

Ive recently been trying to install RH9 onto an old PC with the highpoint HPT370 raid card. Ive loaded the driver during the install and I partition and install linux to sda. However it seems no matter where I install grub or lilo, they fail to boot. Upon system restart, the system stalls after checking the floppy and cd drives for boot media. If I have a redhat boot disk inserted, I can boot into RH just fine, however I can not boot off of the hard drive. Where should I be installing the boot loader?

Also, one more sort-of related question. How can I get / make a driver for the hpt370 card for use with fedora linux. Highpoint does not have a fedora driver on their site, and I cant install fedora with a redhat driver. It seems like the fedora install does have a generic HPT driver but it dosnt work at all. Id rather install fedora, but since there's no drivers for it, I have to use redhat 9 and hope that a fedora driver is released by Highpoint.

Thanks,
-Tony

Last edited by GuitsBoy; 01-16-2004 at 10:08 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RH9 Software Raid 1 hard drive failure - GRUB loader errors Mynar Linux - Newbie 1 01-28-2004 10:25 AM
Hpt 370 Raid Thom_Redhat Linux - Hardware 1 09-11-2003 02:50 AM
RH8 on HPT RAID mherring Linux - Hardware 1 01-19-2003 04:23 AM
HPT-372 RAID/Mandrake 8.1 Malibyte Linux - Software 3 08-12-2002 09:23 AM
RH 7.3 with HPT 370 raid RedHat Linux - General 2 05-16-2002 05:03 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:42 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration