Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 137866
Install does not recognize Adaptec 2400A Raid card
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:11:29 EST
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Description of problem:
Adaptec 2400A raid with latest bios (v001.62 2002/11/06) is not
recognized. Same problem with FC2.
FC1 installed and worked just fine...
Starting install -> "No hard drives have been found... would you like
to select drivers now?" -> The following devices have been found on
your system ..I2O block device driver (i2o_block)-> Selecting that,
pressing Done, graphical part starts.
Select language, keyboard, coming to Disk partitioning, select
automatically (does not matter which)-> Message box "An error has
occured - no valid devices were found on which to create new file
systems. Please check your hardware for the cause of this problem"
Pressing OK shuts down the installation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start the install from CD, follow prompts.
Actual Results: RAID is not recognized, installation shutdowns.
Expected Results: Install, just as it worked with FC1
Computer - Dell PowerEdge 600SC, 512RAM, Raid 5 with 3*200GB
Same here - the Adaptec 2400A is found, but array attached to it is not.
[root@ragana ~]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8385 [K8T800 AGP] Host
Bridge (rev 01)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI bridge [K8T800
00:08.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c940 10/100/1000Base-T
[Marvell] (rev 12)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]
00:0b.0 PCI bridge: Adaptec (formerly DPT) PCI Bridge (rev 02)
00:0b.1 I2O: Adaptec (formerly DPT) SmartRAID V Controller (rev 02)
00:0e.0 RAID bus controller: Silicon Image, Inc. (formerly CMD
Technology Inc) SiI 3114 [SATALink/SATARaid] Serial ATA Controller
00:0f.0 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc.
VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 ISA bridge
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8
[Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8
[Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8
[Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8
[Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 Pro
[root@ragana ~]# fdisk /dev/sda
Unable to open /dev/sda
Fixed. I found the drive under /dev/i2o/hda.
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