[PVE-User] Install PVE on IBM System x3100

Gilberto Nunes gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 21:11:54 CET 2014


I will do than Ben! Thanks a lot


2014-02-24 16:55 GMT-03:00.4166666666666572 Benjamin Redling <
benjamin.rampe at uni-jena.de>:

> On 2014-02-24 18:20, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> > Because of UEFI and that FakeRAID offering by this server, I need to do
> > same hack in order to make system boot properly...
> > I just get it install first Debian Lenny...
>
> search, find:
> http://www.jimmy.co.at/weblog/?p=87
>
> "
> Although I already wasted a lot of time in my life with fakeraid
> controllers I decided to test the ServeRAID C100, too. Here are the lessons
> I've learned:
>
> Never create the RAID in the OS because you might choose the wrong format
> and thus you will not see the RAID in the BIOS or IMM2 and lose the ability
> to monitor the health status. Create it in the BIOS or with the CLI tool.
>
> If you want to install with the debian installer then you need to add
> option "dmraid=true" in expert mode
>
> grub2 in squeeze has a bug that prevents installation on fakeraid (dirty
> hack: install grub from sid)
>
> Booting from dmraid is broken in Debian: Bug #603319 with a dirty hack
> "
>
>
> > [] if I try to install last stable Debian version, everything goes
>
> > wrong... Grub do not install properly....
>
> see Debian BTS for bugs related to grub
>
>
>
> > So my question is: Why a old Debian version works and a newest version
> > doesn't.
>
> see Debian BTS
>
>
> > [...]... I solved all problems, install first Lenny, upgrade Lenny to
> > Squeeze, than, upgrade Squeeze to Wheeze. [...]
>
> A solution to a lot of problems, great! Than you are ready to contribute
> to Debian by writing bug reports?
> Hint: Start with the grub one.
>
> /BR
>
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Gilberto Ferreira
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