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Bug 114318 - Installation does not recognize external disks
Installation does not recognize external disks
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-01-26 11:07 EST by Juan
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-16 17:49:48 EDT
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Description Juan 2004-01-26 11:07:53 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
When trying to install Red Hat 7.2 on a server Alpha DS20E with an 
external array (no internal disks) using DAC960 (FCC ID: 
D5NDAC960PDU3) card from Mylex Corp.  installation does noting and 
ends in aboot>. 

I have choose all the options to install, but it allways says: no 
disks found create partitions; and it ends here.

This machine is working right now whith UnixTru64 5.1A; but I want to 
install Linux on it.

Any idea on how to install the correct driver and make linux 
recognize my disks and start the installation?


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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-01-26 13:20:13 EST
Can you switch to tty2 and see what modules are loaded with lsmod?  
Also, note that Red Hat Linux 7.2 is no longer supported by Red Hat.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2004-04-16 17:49:48 EDT
Closing due to lack of information.  Please reopen if you have more
data to provide.

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