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Bug 159710

Summary: Installer doesn't recognize Fusion/LSI MPT scsi controller and disks
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Thomas Bub <thomas.bub>
Component: kernelAssignee: Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Requested lspci from an RH EL 3.0 installation none

Description Thomas Bub 2005-06-07 11:27:16 UTC
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Description of problem:
In contrast to RH EL 3.0 the RH EL 4.0 doesn't recognize the Fusion/LSI Logic MPT scsi controller and disks on my HP xw9300 workstation.
Selecting the drivers manually doesn't help either.
Therefore I can't install RH EL4.0 on that machine.
As said before RH EL 3.0 just works fine as well as Suse 9.3.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert RH EL 4.0 CDROM and boot from it
2.The anaconda installer tells about an nVidia SATA controller but doesn't find the onboard Fusion/LSI Logic. 
3.A manual selection of the LSI Logic controller doesn't get the scsi shown!
4.Installation fails.
  

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-06-07 20:01:52 UTC
This sounds like the driver not supporting the controller you have. 

Can you provide lspci -vn?

Comment 2 Thomas Bub 2005-06-08 06:59:44 UTC
Created attachment 115206 [details]
Requested lspci from an RH EL 3.0 installation

Find the requested lspci from a successfull RH EL 3.0 installation on the same
machine.
The devices of interest are number 61:06.0 and 61:06.1.

Comment 3 Thomas Bub 2005-06-20 11:37:24 UTC
Got a typ from HP.
They send my acustomer advisory WO050217_CW01 revision 1.
The solution is to start the installation with "linux acpi=off" on teh Red Hat
Enterprise Linux install boot prompt.