on 28/9/01 4:35 PM, Seth Mos at knuffie@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> At 00:59 28-9-2001 +0930, Tony Clark wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> We're beavering away at 1am Australian time trying to get RH7.1 / XFS 1.0 to
>> play nicely on an I20 RAID controller. The controller is an Intel SRCU21,
>> on an Intel 440GX+ Motherboard.
> No experience with that combination.
>> We'd previously tried the 1.0.1 + update combo but it kept dying part way
>> through the install.
> You are sure that the hardware is correct.
We'd previously had it working under 6.2 with the I2O Kernel that Intel
released with the board. It was based on 2.2.16, and seemed to behave OK
with that combo. It's now up and working, but we ended up using the 1.0 XFS
CD, and setting the filesystems to be EXT2 (yuck) rather than XFS ( happines
>> The 1.0 gets all the way through the install, but hangs at the point where
>> it's trying to mount the file systems.
> Any errors in the log or the second console? Is this in the installer or
> after installing? If it is in the installer you could switch to the 4th or
> 5th console to see what might be going wrong.
Couldn't really tell due to frustration at about our 8th install attempt.
Now it's up again, we'll start to figure out what was going wrong and
hopefully isolate it to something more definate. We'll have a go at making
some filesystems XFS, which may show us what's up.
>> Any ideas or experiences shared would be appreciated - I could use some
> I just had some.
Well, I got at least 2&1/2 last night, so it's home time for more. Thanks
to those who responded.
> Every program has two purposes one for which
> it was written and another for which it wasn't
> I use the last kind.
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