[plug] Using ASUS onboard SATA RAID with CentOS (for Trixbox/Asterisk)
billk at iinet.net.au
Fri Jun 1 14:11:33 WST 2007
Had a case of this recently on gentoo. Turned out to be hardware: the
drive defaulted to 300kps, while the MB was 150kps. Cure was to jumper
the disk so it ran at the slower speed. Apparently a widespread
"gotcha" as I found after I spent ages pinning it down ...
On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 22:43 +0800, Jonathan Young wrote:
> In case there was too much detail in that last email, I am basically
> If your SATA drives do not detect, whether on a RAID controller or
> regular SATA controller
> and assuming you know they do work (i.e. it's not hardware) what does
> it normally take to get
> Linux (CentOS if possible) to pick them up as a target for a fresh
> - Jonathan
> Jonathan Young wrote:
> > Hi Pluggers
> > A colleague is having trouble installing Trixbox (Asterisk) Version 2.2
> > which uses the CentOS V4.4.
> > After the initial bootup, it report no devices to install the OS. This
> > happens because it does not appear to detect (or support?) the onboard
> > RAID controller which is the onboard NVIDIA nForce 405 MCP SATA/SATA
> > RAID controller.
> > It doesn't matter whether he is using RAID or even just a single drive
> > plugged into the SATA controller. They (it) just doesn't show up.
> > Custom kernel? Missing hardware support? What are the possibilities?
> > Has anyone seen or experienced this before?
> > The board is an Asus NFM2N8-VMX with an AMD Sempron 3000+ CPU.
> > All ideas are welcome. Rolling our own kernel may be a little more work
> > than anyone there is expecting so all help is appreciated.
> > Cheers,
> > Jonathan Young
> > Director of PC-PHIX
> > jonathan at pcphix.com
> > Phone: 0410 455 674
> > Web: www.pcphix.com
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> Jonathan Young
> Director of PC-PHIX
> jonathan at pcphix.com
> Phone: 0410 455 674
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