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Old 07-22-2014, 09:59 AM   #1
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new Vmware old rhel 5.. disk not recognized


Hello,

This VM also has RHEL6 on it. And with RHEL6 it has
these drivers loaded.
Code:
mptspi
mptscsih
mptbase
scsi_transport_spi

When I try to install RHEL5 on it, it can find disk, and prompt me to select driver. And nothing with "mpt" is there.

Also HW is
Code:
LSI Logic / symbois Logic 53c1030 PCI-X Fusion-MPT dual....
Is there a way I could force installation media to load these drivers ?

Thank you.
 
Old 07-22-2014, 03:27 PM   #2
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I faced similar issue on my Dell workstation wherein RHEL 6 install fine but I wasn't able to install RHEL5. Here are the options that you can try:

1. Create an iso image with those drivers included.
2. Get those drivers file onto USB drive and supply them during installation by point to USB.
3. Create a bootable USB using unetbootin which contain those driver files.
 
Old 07-22-2014, 04:04 PM   #3
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You might check the disk emulation being used.

You might try setting the disk emulation to IDE.
 
Old 07-22-2014, 04:05 PM   #4
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What VMWare version and product are you using?
 
  


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