On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 04:19:02PM -0400, Philip M. Gollucci wrote: > Jerry McAllister wrote: > > On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 03:35:54PM +0800, nodje wrote: > > > >> I couldn't find any answer to the question.The problem is that the > >> installer > >> shows up all the disks instead of proposing to install somewhere on the > >> RAID5 partition, in other words, it just doesn't recognize the RAID5. > >> Is it possible at all to install freeBSD on one of those RAID?? > >> > >> I've found out that this is also a problem with the few linux distros I've > >> tried. I've heard it was possible now but I'm a little bit surprised by the > >> slow adoption I must say. > > > > I had something look similar to that on a Dell 2950. > > It put out lots of lines for each separate drive including a device > > controler name. But I had to dig through the boot messages carefully > > to find a device name for the raid controller. But, it was there. Once > > I found it, things went just fine. I may have done something manually > > with fdisk or maybe dd to the raid device before getting things to > > be happy. I don't remember exactly. > > > > Unfortunately, I had to load Susie 10 Linux on it so I can't look back > > right now. It also would have been a Dell Perc something, probably 5. > > So, the device name might be different from the Intel. > > > > But, keep searching. > Strange -- I have PowerEdge 1600 with RAID-5 (3disks) installer worked > just fine.
Yes, mine worked just fine too -- once I found the device name somewhat lost in the middle of all the disk device names and info. ////jerry > > FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p5 #0: Thu Jun 28 17:57:32 UTC 2007 > > real memory = 2147418112 (2047 MB) > avail memory = 2096361472 (1999 MB) > MPTable: <DELL PE 011B > > FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs > cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID: 1 > cpu1 (AP): APIC ID: 0 > > aacd0: <RAID 5> on aac0 > aacd0: 139997MB (286714368 sectors) > > > df > Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on > /dev/aacd0s1a 989M 81M 829M 9% / > devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev > /dev/aacd0s1d 1.9G 140K 1.8G 0% /tmp > /dev/aacd0s1e 6.8G 1.9G 4.4G 30% /usr > /dev/aacd0s1g 24G 67M 22G 0% /usr/home > /dev/aacd0s1f 24G 506M 22G 2% /var > /dev/aacd0s1h 70G 3.2G 62G 5% /x1 > devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /var/named/dev > > This worked out of the box with GENERIC kernel on i386 > > Kernel config custom snippets: > ########## SCSI > device scbus # SCSI Subsystem > device ahc # AHA2940 and onboard AIC7xxx devices > device da # Direct Access (disks) > device cd # CD > device ses # SCSI Environmental Services (and SAF-TE) > device aac > > > > -- > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > Philip M. Gollucci ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) c:323.219.4708 o:703.749.9295x206 > Senior System Admin - Riderway, Inc. > http://riderway.com / http://ridecharge.com > 1024D/EC88A0BF 0DE5 C55C 6BF3 B235 2DAB B89E 1324 9B4F EC88 A0BF > > Work like you don't need the money, > love like you'll never get hurt, > and dance like nobody's watching. > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"