On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:50:41PM +0100, Len Conrad wrote: > >> freebsd 7.1 > >> > >> Dell 2900, perc 6/i controller with 4 SATA disks in RAID1. > >> > >> We get all the through the disc1 install, reboot, > >> > >> arrive up to > >> > >> "Press <ctrl-E> for remote access setup within 5 secs ...." > >> > >> then die with > >> > >> "Invalid partition table" > >> > >> We had RAID5, same problem, switch to RAID1. > >> > >> suggestions? > > > >Is your BIOS set to boot from the right device - the raid and > >not the one of the disks in it??? > > > > Boot sequence says "1. drive c:" >
Hmmm. That could be the problem. Do any of the other choices look interesting? > controller disk setup shows RAID1 ready. > > I've looked everywhere to see if I can point the boot at RAID1. I don't have a machine handy right now so I can look and see how I set the BIOS (which was almost 2 years ago, so my memory of foggy). They are a 9 hour drive away. But, I did manage to get it. There was a difference. The drives in the raid were SAS. It doesn't seem like that should matter, but... ////jerry > > Thanks, > Len > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"