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Old 04-07-2003, 09:12 AM   #1
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Megaraid scsi controller card


i have a megaraid scsi raid controller card. i powered down my system and put the card in and powered back up. upon booting up kudzu found the card and configured it. when i went into the operating system i could see the card in the hardware browser. but when i try to get to the external hard drives connected to the card i cant. i try to use the tool to configure the drives it says, /dev/megaraid0 driver not found.
i read there documentation on how to install the driver. i tried it and at the end u have to re-compile the kernel. i tried to do that but keep getting pci driver errors. i am lost and dont know what to do. has anybody else had these problems?

i am running red hat 8.0 kernel 2.4.14-18.
 
Old 04-08-2003, 11:04 AM   #2
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What SCSI card are you using? It probably has a BIOS-type interface that you can use to define logical and physical drives, as opposed to doing this in Linux.
 
Old 04-08-2003, 01:22 PM   #3
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the SCSI card i am using is a megaraid express 500 ultra 160 raid controller. when i first booted up after i installed the card i did go into the bios on the card and set up the drives. the problem is when i am in linux i dont know how to see the drives...................also when i reboot the machine i do not have the option of going back into the card bios to make changes again. i am not sure why i dont but i dont.
 
Old 04-09-2003, 12:03 PM   #4
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SCSI disks are labeled /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc, etc. Each letter should represent a corresponding logical drive that you've configured in the RAID Adapter's BIOS. Run 'fdisk /dev/sda' and see if you are able to connect to this SCSI Disk device to create, view, or modify the partition structure.

Note: Do not use /dev/md0 (MultiDisk0) devices. These devices are for software RAID/mirroring, and you are using hardware RAID.
 
Old 04-09-2003, 01:15 PM   #5
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it says unable to open /dev/sda
 
Old 12-08-2004, 04:00 PM   #6
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I have the same situation here.

`megaraid`
and
`megariad_mm`

are loaded
 
Old 02-01-2005, 10:31 AM   #7
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megaraid drivers loaded, but...

the card is in lspci, but I am unable to access it. nothing exists in /dev for the card or the arrays on the card.

I have tried several distros to no avail. does nayone have any suggestions?

Thanks

Z
 
  


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