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Re: Alpha Newbie needs help netbooting linux



Hi
I have 2100 4/275 RM  (the rackmount version )
and RH 7.2 axp version

Tim.

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, George France wrote:

> do you have a 2100 or 2100A?
>
> which version of RH are you using?
>
> --george
>
>
>
> On Tuesday 30 March 2004 14:07, Timothy Lin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've got several Alphaserver 2100 that needs to be retrofitted with newer
> > scsi drives so I can put Linux on it as a cluster. The scsi card that came
> > with the machine is too old and doesn't seems to support newer scsi
> > drives, so I tried to add adaptec 2940U2W series cards into them.
> > However, the SRM bios can't see them but once I boot into Linux using RH
> > CD images, the drives are totally functional, which means I can't use them
> > as  bootdisks, and since the original drives from digital are mostly
> > failing,  I need to rely on netboot to serve the boot images, then I can
> > access all the files on local disks.
> >
> > Can someone give me a few pointers on how to do it ?
> > I've been googling for quite a few days and have yet to find anything
> > helpful :(
> >
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Tim.
> >
> >
> >
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