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linux_linux 03-15-2008 03:25 PM

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 on RAID 10 Array
I am new to Linux and attempted to install SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Server on an Intel server with on-board RAID 10. Normally with Windows Server I would just F6 to load up the driver for the RAID and then create my partitions, selecting one partition to install the OS to. In Linux when I load the CD I am unable to create partitions and presented with options to create RAID arrays. I assume the RAID is controlled by the hardware since it is setup prior to OS installation. However, I am not sure this is the case with Linux.

Do I need to create the RAID in Linux before I try to install it? Is there a way to inherit the RAID 10 from the hardware and just create partitions to install the software to? If I cannot inherit the RAID 10 configuration and have to create the RAID 10 in Linux, can I create partitions on the total space available from the RAID 10?
Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

acid_kewpie 03-15-2008 04:07 PM

not a networking question. moved to Linux - Newbie

linuxexpert... hmm...

Tinkster 03-15-2008 09:52 PM

Sick of bot posting problems from a different forum verbatim on LQ
in irrelevant boards. Banning the thing and closing the threads.

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