Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 26649
Installer fails to show all available array drives
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
Red Hat 7.1 Linux Beta - beta3
Feb 7, 2001
Failing HW: PL8500 tested with the following array controllers:
SA431, SA221, ROC.
Installer shows only one arrray drive while the /proc file system shows
all array drives. Unable to use other logical array drives during install.
Compaq Bug #: 194175
Compaq consideres this defect a MUST-FIX for Florence.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 23650 ***
*** Bug 28904 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
PLEASE RE-OPEN. This is NOT a duplicate of bug 23650.
This is a makedev problem. See bug 28904. The problem is with
*both* /dev/ida/ and /dev/cciss/. Only the device nodes for the first
controller are being created, and we need device nodes for 8 controllers.
I am also concerned that the additional device nodes may not be available
during anaconda & kickstart, but I have not verified this.
COMPAQ considers this a MUST-FIX for 7.1!
This problem is still not fixed in RC2-qa0322.
Installer still shows only one array controller (tested with both multiple
cpqarray and multiple cciss) during installation. After installation they all
show up. It looks like the problem is in the installation process. If you look
at the /proc file system during installation, they (all controllers) are all
Matt please investigate.
are you saying that both cpqarray and cciss exhibit the "sees only one
Yes, with multiple cciss controllers, only the first one is seen. With
multiple cpqarray controllers, only the first one is seen.
fixed in CVS.