Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 429335
cannot install on nVidia MCP55 Pro using RAID 5
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:48:25 EST
Description of problem:
When installing Fedora Core 8 I get the following message before disk partitioning:
"Error opening /dev/mapper/nvidia_fhaiddbb
no such device or address"
This happens if I set the drives to form a raid 5 array and try to install on
it. I can set the first two drives up as a raid 1 array and installation
proceedes normally. However, this is not the desired solution.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time RAID 5 is selected
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from install DVD or network
The nvidia driver fails to address the raid 5 array
A raid disk
My BIOS prohibits me from addressing each drive individually, so simply using
software raid isn't an option.
You should be able to disable RAID completely or set the RAID mode to JBOD.
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