[TriLUG] server install
kevin at flanagannc.net
Wed Sep 14 20:03:08 EDT 2005
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As someone else said, get your firmware up to date!
Get your RAID stuff really tight, have a plan for disk layout.
unctux at nc.rr.com wrote:
> If anyone has any helpful hints please feel free to pass them forward.
> Tonight I am going to dive into new waters. I am going to, after many
> years of desktop installs, attempt to install SUSE 9.3 on an ibm x346
> server, with 4(150GB EACH) scsi drives that were previously set up as
> raid5 with windows before i got it, and to add to the degree of
> difficulty I have never had to luxury of dealing with installs on scsi
> controllers. This is a monster machine, 600 GB, dual processors(although
> only one is installed at this moment)3.4 Xeon, 1GB RAM with 7 more slots
> to fill. So if anyone has any helpful hints I am all ears, or if you
> would like to wait for the "cries for help" to come in that is fine
> also, b/c I am sure they are forthcoming.
> LINUX==LIVE OR DIE!!!!!!!
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