LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-16-2003, 02:36 AM   #1
Goliath0
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: Red Hat 9.0
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Installing Red Hat 9 on Serial ATA Raid 0


I have a Asus A7n8X mobo with Silicon Image Raid 0 array set up. I downloaded the drivers and built the driver disk for red hat install, by the way i have a FX5600 so I have to run install in text mode. Anyway, the install appears to run beautifully, but when I reboot the computer it can't find the root partition and I get a kernel panic obivously, I'm sure windows would panic if it couldn't find the C drive. Anyway please help, I've tried appending the kernel with multiple statments( root = sda2, etc.) but nothing seems to work. All the docs seems to say it should go straight in without a hitch.

One of the docs say I should run a redhat_9.0_update_loaders file, however I can't run this file until I have booted off the drives, I have tried Crt-Alt-F2 to run it during install but it just makes the changes to the installs ram drive, which is no help.

What am I doing wrong? How do I make this work?
 
Old 10-17-2003, 12:23 AM   #2
rakriege
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: San Deigo, CA
Distribution: FC3, Win2k Server, XP Pro & 2003 Server
Posts: 198

Rep: Reputation: 30
driver are not even supported by Windows for SATA Raid

with that board all you have is optin Raid 0 or Raid 1

it uses the Silicon Image Raid chipset no linux drivers are avaiable yet, but keep checking there site
 
Old 10-17-2003, 12:19 PM   #3
Goliath0
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: Red Hat 9.0
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I've gotten Drivers for it for both Windows and Linux. I currently have windows installed on one partition of the array running raid 0. Linux will see the array and access it properly during the install but upon first boot i get the kernel panic that it can't find root. I believe I need to append something to the kernel to tell it where root is, or I am installing the drivers incorrectly.

The drivers I am using are from www.asus.com.tw website for download. I then used rawrite to create the disk for linux. Like I said earlier this part of the proccess works because the installer sees the drivers and sees the array as one drive
 
  


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 Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Serial ATA Raid 0 issue fooforon Linux - Hardware 4 04-18-2004 09:12 PM
RedHat with RAID SERIAL ATA ccezar Linux - Hardware 0 03-27-2004 11:58 AM
serial ata raid iluvatar Linux - Hardware 2 03-11-2004 02:47 AM
Serial ATA RAID glyph Linux - Hardware 4 06-15-2003 10:24 PM
Installing Red Hat 7.2 using Raid Hartford Linux - General 1 06-20-2002 09:51 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:44 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
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
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration