SAN drives not visible
devel at muhlesteins.com
Wed Apr 16 08:57:12 MDT 2008
> Any thoughts as to how I can get access to these drives? Is it the
> formatting? If so, can I get access without reformatting? Or might
> it be a configuration option? I just booted up linux, with the qlogic
> firmware in /lib/firmware, but did no other configuration, since I
> don't know how to deal with this type of device. I just need to be
> able to write to the raw devices. So far, Google hasn't helped me.
You probably need to compile specific drivers for the device into the
kernel. I don't know much about the hardware or the drivers but my
experience with Gentoo has been that usually things end up working if
you give the kernel the correct driver/parameters. Dell may have
linux drivers somewhere.
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