Software RAID Driver for SuSE* Linux

Version: 5.09d (Latest) Date: 4/2/2007

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Intel_ESRT_SLES9sp3x86-64_v.5.09d.zip

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.0*

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End Of Life - This download, Software RAID Driver for SuSE* Linux 5.09d, and older, will no longer be available after October, 28, 2019 and will not be supported with any additional functional, security, or other updates. All versions are provided as is. Intel recommends that users of Software RAID Driver for SuSE* Linux 5.09d uninstall and discontinue use as soon as possible.

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SuSE Linux Enterprise Server Installation Instruction

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This updated driver can be applied using the normal OS installation options.

1 Introduction

The purpose of this document is to provide clear instructions on how to install RAID driver for SLES on Intel Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology - ICH5R/ICH6R/ICH7R Software RAID device.

2 Prepare Installation disk(s)

2.1 Get required driver image files

Driver files are available on the CD that shipped with the product or can be downloaded from http://support.intel.com.

2.2 Create install disk(s)

User requires a system with either Microsoft Windows or a UNIX based Operating System and fresh floppy diskette(s) to prepare the install disk(s). The required Installation Diskettes can be created on any system. Extract the disk image to a floppy disk using rawrite or another image extraction utility.

3 Installation methods

There are different types of installation possible with the installation package provided. Those are explained in different sections.

3.1 Fresh installation

This mode of installation is selected when user needs to install the Operating system on a fresh Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology - ICH5R/ICH6R/ICH7R RAID device. For this kind of installation driver update disc is used at the starting of the installation and the installer will update the system with megaide driver images for the required kernels. Follow the procedure given below to install Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology - ICH5R/ICH6R/ICH7R Software RAID Stack at the time of Installation.

1) Create a RAID array using the Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology - ICH5R/ICH6R/ICH7R RAID BIOS Console.

2) Boot your system using SLES Disk

3) When first screen come up press F3 key and select installation menu option

4) Insert DUD when it is prompted

5) Proceed with installation As SLES is not updating the Driver and not creating initrd image by itself. So we need to do that manually using script file. Follow following steps carefully to do that.

6) When the Basic installation finishes the system will prepare for initial reboot. This is after installing selected packages from CD’s, Update Configuration, Copy file to installed system and after installing the boot manager. Before rebooting the system a small window will pop up in which Seconds before rebooting your system displayed. Press STOP button to prevent rebooting the system.

7) Press Ctrl+Alt+F2 and go to directory /update/000/install

#cd /update/000/install

8) Run script update.post

#./update.post

9) Press Ctrl+Alt+F7 and select Ok in the Small window that show Now rebooting your system

10) System automatically reboots. Remove all install media to boot to the controller

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