Subject: Re: Unrecognized disk installing on 4100
To: None <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/09/2004 18:41:25
On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Bill Warrick wrote:

> After booting from the two book diskettes and
> proceeding through the first few steps of the
> installation I get a message that says no disks are
> found for the installation.  I have read a few
> accounts of running makedev manually and another
> account of creating ld* devices manually.  This has
> not yielded any results.
> I have a single cpu AlphaServer 4100 with two RAID
> cabinets (Storage Works RAID Array 230/Plus
> Subsystem).
> I am trying to install 1.6.2.
> Thoughts?

  Do any disks (DR*, I think) show up in the SRM SHOW DEVICE command?
If not, you have to configure the disks in the Raid controller with a
stand-alone raid configuration utility.

Michael L. Hitch
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University	Bozeman, MT	USA