[Nottingham] HP Proliant DL320 - Debian etch install vs RAID controller

Andy Goldschmidt andy at forlinux.co.uk
Mon Jul 9 17:29:30 BST 2007


Have you tried to reboot it and leave it for a few hours. I think the
raid array is building.

Only once the raid array is fully built can you then create partitions.


On Thu, 2007-07-05 at 12:03 +0100, NLUG wrote:
> Hi list,
> my company have bought a few (brand new from HP) Intel based 1U Proliant 
> DL320's.
> I keep having a problem with the RAID array when installing Debian 'etch':
> I first build the RAID 1 array (2x250GB sata disks) (either using the 
> disk utility provided by HP or by enabling it in the BIOS).
> When i reboot the machine i can see my new array on the console screen.
> Then i reboot again and start the Debian NetInstall but when it prompts 
> me about partitioning my disks i can see that BOTH disks are there...
> I would expect to see only one!
> As anyone had the same issue and managed to solve it?
> I found a few posts about similar issues and a few suggestions about 
> patching the kernel etc...but i have never really played with kernels 
> before so would like to avoid going down that line if another solution 
> exists.
> tata
> Raph
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