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LSI MegaRAID User's Manual
Q2143
August 2005

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    LSI MegaRAID User’s Manual Q2143 August 2005...

  • Page 2: Copyright Information

    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual Table of Contents About This Manual ..............ii Chapter 1: RAID Setup ............1-1 1.1 Change the Speed of SCSI Channel ......1-1 1.2 RAID 0 or RAID 1 Setup ..........1-3 1.3 RAID 5 Setup ..............1-9 1.4 RAID 50 Setup ............1-15 1.5 RAID 10 Setup ............1-21 1.6 Rebuild the Arrays .............1-27 1.7 Migration Setup ............1-28...

  • Page 4: About This Manual

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual About This Manual This manual is designed for users who have already acquired knowledge of peronal computer integration so as to help establish a powerful ASUS server. Overview The structure of this manual is listed as follows: 1.

  • Page 5: Other Documents

    Important: Important tips or things to be paid attention to. Note: Tips, definitions, or further explanations More Information about This Product You could get, via the following two media, information about the ASUS products you are using as well as the upgrade information for both software and hardware.

  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Raid Setup

    RAID Setup With step-by-step descriptions, this chapter introducess the procedures of setting up a RAID on your system at the time when system is powered on and not yet enters the operation system.

  • Page 8: Change The Speed Of Scsi Channel

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.1 Change the Speed of SCSI Channel 1. Press Ctrl + H at the same time and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window. Select with your mouse or keyboard the SCSI Channel Properties in the WebBIOS configuration menu. 2.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. Click on the arrow of SCSI Capabilities box and open the drop down menu. The four speed selections are Fast, Ultra, Ultra-II, U160, and U320. Select a suitable speed and click the Submit button to save the new configuration.

  • Page 10: Raid 0 Or Raid 1 Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.2 RAID 0 or RAID 1 Setup 1. Press at the same time Ctrl + H and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window where information about all physical drivers installed is displayed. Click Configuration Wizard to start RAID setup.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. If the setting is to meet special requirements, please click on Custom Configuration. You could also let the Configuration Wizard to set up a RAID automatically by selecting Auto Configuration. Press Next to continue. 4. Press and hold on the Ctrl key on your keyboard and select two ready drives with your mouse, then click Accept Array to setup RAID 1.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. In the right side windows you could view the information of all RAIDs (arrays). Click Accept Array and Next to continue. 6. For RAID 0 configuration, set the RAID Level as RAID 0, and input the RAID 0 size value within the circled area into the Select Size box (For example: RAID 0 size= 70004 MB).

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 7. For RAID 1 configuration, set the RAID Level as RAID 1, and input the RAID 1 size value within the circled area into the Select Size box (For example: RAID 1 size= 35002 MB). Then click Accept and Next to continue.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 9. Click Yes to save the setup. 10. Click Yes to initialize the new logical drives.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 11. If no boot device is ever set, please select Set Boot Drive and then select Go to change the settings so that the RAID storage devices could become the first boot device.

  • Page 16: Raid 5 Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.3 RAID 5 Setup 1. Press at the same time Ctrl + H and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window where information about all physical drivers installed is displayed. Click Configuration Wizard to start the RAID settings.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. If the setting is to meet individual requirements, please select Custom Configuration. You could also let the Configuration Wizard set up a RAID automatically by selecting Auto Configuration. Click Next to continue. 4. Hold on the Ctrl key on your keyboard and select with your mouse five ready drives, then click on Accept Array to setup Array 1.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. This warning window will prompt out when hard disks of different sizes are deployed in a RAID. If hard disks of identical space are used, this window would not appear. (We recommend using hard disks of a same model for RAID configurationn) 6.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 7. Set RAID Level as RAID 5 and input the Select Size box with the RAID 5 size value within the circled area. 8. You could see information of all RAID settings in the left side window. Click Accept to continue.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 9. Click Yes to save the configuration, or click No to cancel the settings. 10. Click Yes to initialize the new logical drives. 1-13...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 11. If no boot device is ever set, please select Set Boot Drive and then click Go to change the settings so that the RAID storage device could become the first boot device. 1-14...

  • Page 22: Raid 50 Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.4 RAID 50 Setup 1. Press at the same time Ctrl + H and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window where information about all physical drivers installed is displayed. Click Configuration Wizard to start the RAID settings.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. If the setting is to meet individual requirements, please select Custom Configuration. You could also let the Configuration Wizard to set up a RAID automatically by selecting Auto Configuration. Then press Next to continue. 4. Hold on the Ctrl key on your keyboard and select with your mouse three ready drives, then click on Accept Array to setup RAID 50.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. The three disks are now set as Array 1. Click Accept Array to continue. 6. Then set the rest three hard disks as Array 2 and click Accept Array. Press Next to continue. 1-17...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 7. Select Array 1 and set the RAID Level as RAID5 and Span as Enabled. Then input the RAID 5 size value with spanning in the circled area into the Select Size box. Click Accept to continue. 8.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 9. Click Yes to save the configuration. 10. Click Yes to initialize the new logical drives. 1-19...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 11. If no boot storage device is ever set, please select Set Boot Drive and then select Go to change the settings so that the RAID storage device could become the first boot device. 12. Now you could see information about all physical drives and logical drives in the home page of WebBIOS.

  • Page 28: Raid 10 Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.5 RAID 10 Setup 1. Press Ctrl + H at the same time and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window, where information about all physical drivers installed is displayed. Click Configuration Wizard to start the RAID settings.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. If the setting is to meet individual requirements, please select Custom Configuration. You could also let the Configuration Wizard set up a RAID automatically by selecting Auto Configuration. Click Next to continue. 4. Hold on the Ctrl key of your keyboard and select with your mouse two ready drives, click on Accept Array to set up Array 1 as RAID 0.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. Select two hard disks as and set them as Array1, and the rest Array 2. At least two hard disks are needed for setting up RAID 1, and the number of disks must be even. 6.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 7. You could now see information of all RAID settings. When you have finished the setting for Array 1 and Array 2, please click Next to continue. 8. Set Array 1 as RAID 1, and set the Span as Enable. Input the Select Size box with the RAID 1 size value within the circled area;...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 9. You could then see the information of RAID settings in the Configuration Preview window. The two arrays form a RAID 10, with the Array 2 being the continuance of the Array 1. 10. Click Yes to save the settings, or to click No to cancel the configuration. 1-25...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 11. Click Yes to initialize the new array of Logical Drives. 12. If no boot device is ever set, please select Set Boot Drive and then select Go to change the settings so that the RAID storage device could become the first boot device.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.6 Array Rebuild 1. When one of the hard disks within the array is removed and substituted with new disk, the array could automatically start the rebuilding process. You could check the information of the rebuilding progress in the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window.

  • Page 35: Migration Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.7 Migration Setup 1. If new hard disks are to be installed onto the SCSI backplane, please select Scan Devices to discover the disk first. Then you will find the ready disk in the Physical Drives window. Click on Logical Drives to set up Migration.

  • Page 36: Hotspare Setup

    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.8 Hotspare Setup 1. Select a ready physical drive and set it as Hotspare. Note: The disks already set as a part of RAID (Online) could not be selected. 2. Select Make Hotspare and click Go to set this hard disk as Hotspare. 1-29...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. If it is to stop the Hotspare function, select Offline and click Go to cancel. 4. The hard disk assigned as Hotspare will be highlighted in pink characters, which means the Hotspare setting is completed. 1-30...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 1.9 Clear Arrays 1. Press Ctrl + H at the same time and enter the MegaRAID WebBIOS configuration window, where information about all physical drivers installed is displayed. Click Configuration Wizard to start the setup. 2. Select Clear Configuration tab, and then click Next. 1-31...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. You could find no Logical Drivers in the right side window, which means the disk arrays have already been cleared. Click Accept to continue. 4. Click Yes and save the configuration. 1-32...

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. In the right side windows, all the storage devices are listed in the Physical Drives window, while the Logical Drives window is blank. 1-33...

  • Page 42: System Setup

    System Setup This chapter will guide you throught the relevant settings after entering the operation systems.

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    2.1.1 Microsoft® Windows® Insert the support CD with the label reading LSI MegaRAID SCSI 320- 0/320-1 320 & ASUS AZ CRB into your optical drive and open the Driver folder. There are, in this folder, drivers for all operating systems for creating a installation floppy disk.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 2. When a screen as follows prompts out, press S to install driver for the operation system. 3. Insert the drive disk previously prepared into the floppy drive, and press Enter.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 4. For Windows 2000®, please select LSI MAGARAID Product for Windows 2000 Driver; For Windows 2003®, please select LSI MEGARAID Products for Windows 2003 (x86). 5. For Windows 2003 Server®, when driver program is selected, a following window would prompt out, displayig the detected preset driver of Windows 2003 Server®.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 2.1.2 RedHat Linux® You could get access ASUS global website to download the *.zip driver. Unzip the file in Windows® OS and run the *.exe file, the driver would automatically write into the floopy disk. If the unzipped files are not *.exe file, please copy these files directly into a blank disk.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 3. Insert the drive disk into the floopy drive, and follow the instruction to proceed with the installation. Press Yes, and then press Enter. 4. Select fd0 to install from floopy drive. Select OK and press Enter. If a USB floopy drive is deployed, please select sda to install from the floopy disk.

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    LSI MegaRAID Userʼs Manual 5. The operating system now is reading from the drive disk in the floopy drive. 6. When the installation is completed, please select No and press Enter to enter the Linux® OS; if more drivers are to be installed, please select Yes and press Enter, then repeat the step 3-4 to proceed with the installation.

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    LSI MegaRAID Q2143 August 2005...

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    Intel Xeon Pentium Intel Windows MS-DOS Microsoft ©2005 LSI MegaRAID Q2143 V1.0 2005...

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    ..................V ............VI ..................VI SCSI ............ 1-2 RAID 0 RAID 1 ........... 1-4 RAID 5 ................. 1-10 RAID 50 ..............1-13 RAID 10 ..............1-22 ..............1-28 Migration ..............1-29 Hotspare ............... 1-30 .......... 1-32 SCSI RAID ............. 2-2 2.1.1 Windows .................

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    Windows RAID RAID...

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    LSI MegaRAID...

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    Windows RAID...

  • Page 56: Scsi

    Ctrl+H LSI WebBIOS Copyright© AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. Press <Ctrl> <M> to Run Configuration Utility Or press <Ctrl> <H> for WebBIOS. WebBIOS [Start] SCSI WebBIOS SCSI Channel Properties...

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    320-1 320-0 320-2 SCSI Capabilities Fast Ultra Ultra-II U160 U320 Submit LSI MegaRAID...

  • Page 58: Raid

    Termination Disabled Submit Termination Enabled RAID 0 RAID 1 <Ctrl+H> MegaRAID BIOS P h y s i c a l D r i v e r s Configuration Wizard RAID...

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    RAID New Configuration Next Custom Configuration Auto Configuration Configuration Wizard RAID LSI MegaRAID...

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    <Ctrl> Ready Drives Accept Array RAID 1 RAID 1 RAID 0 RAID(Array) RAID Accept Array Next...

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    RAID RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID Select Size Accept Next RAID 0 RAID 0 size = 70004 Accept Next RAID 1 RAID RAID 1 size Select Size RAID 1 size = 35002 MB Accept Next LSI MegaRAID...

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    Logical Drivers RAID Accept...

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    Logical Drives Initialize Set Boot Drive RAID LSI MegaRAID...

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    RAID 5 <Ctrl+H> MegaRAID BIOS P h y s i c a l D r i v e r s Configuration Wizard RAID RAID New Configuration Next 1-10...

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    Custom Configuration Auto Configuration Configuration Wizard RAID <Ctrl> Ready Drives Accept Array Array 1 RAID 5 RAID 5 LSI MegaRAID 1-11...

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    RAID RAID Array 1 Next 1-12...

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    RAID 5 Select Size RAID 5 Size = Accept RAID Accept LSI MegaRAID 1-13...

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    Logical Drives Initialize 1-14...

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    Set Boot Drive RAID LSI MegaRAID 1-15...

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    RAID 50 <Ctrl+H> MegaRAID BIOS P h y s i c a l D r i v e r s Configuration Wizard RAID RAID New Configuration Next 1-16...

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    Custom Configuration Auto Configuration Configuration Wizard RAID Physical Drivers Ready RAID 50 LSI MegaRAID 1-17...

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    <Ctrl> Ready Drives Accept Array Array 1 Array 2 Accept Array Arrays Array 1 Array 2 Next 1-18...

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    Array 1 RAID RAID 5 Span Enabled With spanning RAID Select Size RAID 5 Size = Accept 1L26 1Z26 1I37 1Z37 RAID 5 [Spna] [Enable] Array 1 R5=(size) <Ctrl> Configuration Array 1 Array 2 [Accept] [Next] Array 2 Array 1 RAID LSI MegaRAID 1-19...

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    Logical Drives Initialize 1-20...

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    Set Boot Drive RAID WebBIOS Physical Logical Drivers Array` RAID LSI MegaRAID 1-21...

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    RAID 10 <Ctrl+H> MegaRAID BIOS P h y s i c a l D r i v e r s Configuration Wizard RAID RAID New Configuration Next 1-22...

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    Custom Configuration Auto Configuration Configuration Wizard RAID <Ctrl> Ready Drives Accept Array Array 1 RAID 0 Array 2 RAID 10 LSI MegaRAID 1-23...

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    RAID Array 2 Array 1 Next 1-24...

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    Array 1 RAID 1 Span Enabled With Spannong RAID 1 size Select Size RAID 1 Size = Accept Next 1L26 1Z26 1I37 1Z37 RAID 1 [Spna] [Enable] Array 1 R1=(size) <Ctrl> Configuration Array 1 Array 2 [Accept] [Next] Array 2 Array 1 RAID LSI MegaRAID...

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    Logical Drives Initialize 1-26...

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    Set Boot Drive RAID LSI MegaRAID 1-27...

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    MegaRAID WebBIOS Rebuild Progress Rebuilding Progress Abort 1-28...

  • Page 83: Raid 1

    Migration SCSI backplane Scan Devices Physical Drivers Ready Logical Drivers Array Migration A. RAID Migration only Array 1 RAID Migration Array RAID RAID Migration only B. RAID Migration with addition Array [RAID Migration with addition] RAID LSI MegaRAID 1-29...

  • Page 84: Hotspare

    Hotspare Ready Physical Drives Hotspare RAID Online Hotspare RAID RAID 1 RAID 5 RAID 10 RAID 50 Make Hptspare Hotspare 1-30...

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    Hotspare Hotspare Offline LSI MegaRAID 1-31...

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    <Ctrl+H> MegaRAID BIOS Physical Drivers Configuration Wizard Clear Configuration Next RAID array 1-32...

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    Logical Drives Accept LSI MegaRAID 1-33...

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    W e b B I O S Physical Drivers Ready Logical Drivers 1-34...

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    Windows RAID...

  • Page 90: Scsi Raid

    ® Windows Server 2003 RedHat Linux SuSE Linux ® ® ® Operating System 2.1.1 Windows LSI MegaRAID SCSI 320-0/320-1 320 & ASUS AZ CRB Driver Windows SCSI RAID Driver\Windows\ Windows Windows 2000 Windows 2000 MakeDisk.exe Windows 2003 win2003 32bit 64bit MakeDisk.exe...

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    LSI MEGARAID Products for Windows 2000 Driver Windows 2003 Server LSI MEGARAID Products for Windows 2003 (x86) Windows XP RAID 320-0 AZCRB [MegaRAID SCSI 320-0 controller] RAID 320-1 [MegaRAID SCSI 320-1 RAID controller] RAID 320-2 [MegaRAID SCSI 320- 2 RAID controller] LSI MegaRAID...

  • Page 92: Windows

    6. Windows XP Windows 2003 Server Windows <S> Windows...

  • Page 93: Red Hat Linux

    2.1.2 Red Hat Linux [LSI MegaRAID] Driver Red Hat SuSe 9.0 SCSI RAID \Driver\Linux\Redhat\2.10.8\Linux_2.10.8.2-1\Redhat and SuSe 9.0\Drivers\ megaraid2-v2.10.8.2-rhl90-kernels.img Red Hat 9.0 *.zip Windows *.exe MakeDisk.exe Linux linux Enter LSI MegaRAID...

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    Y e s Enter...

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    Enter LSI MegaRAID...

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    Enter Linux Enter...

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