Installing OpenServer 5.0.7 on a Dell Poweredge 2850 with dell amird raid (SCO Unix)
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From: "E Arredondo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> References: <email@example.com> Subject: Re: DELL 2850 install OpenServer 5.0.7 w/ PERC4ei Message-ID: <SzHOe.331$sV7.firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 15:49:06 GMT <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Hey all, > > I'm trying to install OpenServer 5.0.7 on a Dell Poweredge 2850, with a > Perc4E RAID. When I link in the BTLD for the amird driver, it doesn't > load the IDE adapter for the CD-ROM. If I leave out the amird driver, > the IDE controller loads fine. > > Any ideas? > I've just installed it on PE 2800 with the same RAID controller (PERC 4e/Di) dual channel. First You have to disable the USB from BIOS if not you'll get some panic errors. then create an AMIRD floppy and do this at the boot prompt : defbootstr link=amird Sdsk=amird(0,2,0,0) scsi.noscan It takes like 3 or 4 minutes to go over the F BTLD message but then it finally keeps booting up. I hope this helps you.
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