On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 05:31:49PM -0400, Identry wrote: > > Try downloading and booting the livefs environment (I think you need cd1 > > and the livefs cd or just the DVD) and see if you can mount it from > > that, if not it could be a controller issue. If you can then its > > probably your OS/kernel but at least you now have access to your > > data/configs etc etc not to mention you could try extracting the GENERIC > > kernel from the install media (use the install.sh script in the kernels > > directory.) > > Well, I am in the data center (2 hr drive, unfortunately)... > > This is an Intel mother board. The front panel light labeled '!' is > lit. It isn't lit on the working server. I'm googling right now for > the meaning of this light, but if anyone knows off hand, please let me > know...
If it won't boot from the MegaRAID, and there is a red exclamation mark showing on the front panel, I'd say there is a good chance that you've got a hardware problem... Maybe try another RAID card, if you have one available? Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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