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Re: [dm-devel] SLES installation on dual controller subsystem



On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 15:58 -0800, Pradipmaya Maharana wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I am trying to install SLES 10.1 on my dual controller subsystem. The
> subsystem is ALUA aware and hence shows me 2 LUNs for one while trying
> to install SLES on it.
> 
> If my LUN's preferred controller is 1 then everything goes fine, but
> if the preferred controller of the LUN I am installing OS on is 2,
> then installation goes fine but the boot fails.
> 
> It throws some errors like root (hd1,1) could not found. When I modify
> this to too(hd0,1) it boots fine.
> 
> What am I missing here?

>From what you explain, looks like the kernel doesn't boot at all. You
are getting error from your BIOS/firmware.

Your BIOS/firmware may not be multipath aware.
 
> 
> Regards,
> Pradipmaya.
> 
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