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os:linux:gentoo:hpcompaqsmartarray [2009/01/22 17:36]
crustymonkey created
os:linux:gentoo:hpcompaqsmartarray [2009/01/22 17:37] (current)
crustymonkey
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 ===== Finding the Correct Root Part. on Boot ===== ===== Finding the Correct Root Part. on Boot =====
-If you setup your ''/​boot/​grub/​grub.conf''​ with the value you would assume for ''​root='',​ you will probably be wrong. ​ Whether you use genkernel or build your kernel manually, the ''​root=''​ portion of your "​kernel"​ line should be ''​root=/​dev/​cciss!c0d0p3''​ and **NOT** ''​root=/​dev/​cciss/​c0d0p3''​. ​ I have no clue why this is, but it seems to be some oddity of the driver. ​ This will cause your bootup to fail if this is not set correctly in ''/​boot/​grub/​grub.conf''​.+If you setup your ''/​boot/​grub/​grub.conf''​ with the value you would assume for ''​root='',​ you will probably be wrong. ​ Whether you use genkernel or build your kernel manually, the ''​root=''​ portion of your "​kernel"​ line should be ''​root=/​dev/​cciss!c0d0p3''​ and **NOT** ''​root=/​dev/​cciss/​c0d0p3'' ​as you would expect.  I have no clue why this is, but it seems to be some oddity of the driver. ​ This will cause your bootup to fail if this is not set correctly in ''/​boot/​grub/​grub.conf''​.
  
 ====== Conclusion ====== ====== Conclusion ======
 Hopefully this is indexed by Google sooner, rather than later, and saves others the pain and unhappiness that I went through installing to my Proliant DL380 G3.  Happy serving. Hopefully this is indexed by Google sooner, rather than later, and saves others the pain and unhappiness that I went through installing to my Proliant DL380 G3.  Happy serving.
  
os/linux/gentoo/hpcompaqsmartarray.txt · Last modified: 2009/01/22 17:37 by crustymonkey