[SM-Discuss] SMGL 0.6-beta3 testing please!
eric at sandall.us
Sat Jun 14 01:55:17 EDT 2003
Eric Sandall said:
> The missing menus are back! Great job! :)
Also, for the "Load modules" part before continuing (first screen):
When you choose a module to load, it would be nice if you could see the
output (hopefully it's loading with 'modprobe -v <module>') that way you
can see that it actually succeeded or not (of course, if the module fails,
you get a message). Perhaps just a note (not a checkbox or anything else
that requires input) saying "module <module> loaded successfully".
I just checked, there IS support for RAID devices (I'm using ataraid), but
the partition utilities only look in /devices/discs for disks to
partition. I believe (at least for ataraid.o) that the partitions are
loaded in /dev/ataraid/, but when I try loading any of those I get
Also, when the kernel is loading, it does a 'Partition check:", where I
get the following error for each possible ATA drive:
/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0: unknown partition table
This is correct as far as I know, as I have no disks installed on those,
only on my ATA RAID controller, but should it perhaps find that as well?
It _does_ load the PDC20276 IDE controller and identifies my drives as
hde, hdf, hdg, and hdh.
Has anyone setup RAID (preferably ATA RAID) on Linux before? Using SMGL?
I loaded the ataraid.o module, which then creates /dev/ataraid, and the
RAID HOWTOs say that I should now be able to access my mirror (which I
generated with the onboard tools), but I get a "FATAL ERROR: Cannot open
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