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From: Jay Maynard <jmaynard@...>
Subject: Re: DAC960 partitioning during install?
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 02:39:19 -0600
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 10:48:30PM -0500, Aron Griffis wrote:
> Jay Maynard wrote:	[Thu Jan 22 2004, 09:30:15PM EST]
> > I've got an Alphaserver 1000A 5/333 with a DAC960P (KZPSC) RAID controller.
> > I've managed to create the BSD disklabel, but I can't figure out what the
> > partitions are created as in the LiveCD installer filesystem - or if they're
> > created at all, and if not, what do I create them as. I did the fdisk
> > against /dev/rd/disc0/disc, since that was the only file I could find with a
> > major number of 48 (the DAC960 driver's major number). There are no files of
> > the name /dev/rd/c0d0*, or anything of the sort. I rebooted after creating
> > the disklabel, and the driver didn't find the BAD disklabel - does that mean
> > that it doesn't support them? Am I stuck, in that case? I suppose I could
> > try MILO again, but I wasn't able to get the ARC firmware to load the OS
> > from the floppy.
> You might try booting a Debian ISO to see if the partitions are
> recognized.  The current Gentoo ISO apparently has some partitioning
> problems.  If the Debian ISO works, then you can make your filesystems,
> chroot and install Gentoo.

I was able to get there by defining both DOS partitions and BSD disklabels,
with identical layouts.

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