DVD burning device 1, slave: Dropping to a shell! Gave up waiting for root device. Tue Sep 04, 5: Why not just back up the data and nuke the bios raid? Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.

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Oct 23, Posts: The lspci that was provided does not show a HPT in your configuration.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. You should note that you’ll need different information for your hard drive, unless it’s the same as mine. Run cbrom without any parameters so you can see the options. Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better! Just thought I would point this out Email me about changes to this bug report.

Linux – Hp370 This forum is for Hardware issues.

Need Help Installing Linux on HPT 370

Those instructions in the Highpoint docs aren’t all that clear – there’s a dfirectory in the install called the driver disk as well as the kernel image – you can copy the driver disk files onto a DOS disk – RH’s installer reads DOS disks OK took a stab in the dark with that one. For the record, it just maps the hokey bios routines to FreeBSD software raid, kinux is what the Experimental alan cox linux driver does. Unfortunately, this module needs to be contained on an ext2 formatted floppy disk, which I can’t make, since I don’t have a Linux system.


Visit the following links: Thu Aug 30, 9: Patch the kernel with the HPT-patch. Non-RAID You can do software raid, but you cannot install linux into a “psuedo-raid” setup on this controller. Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Fri Aug 31, 2: If alls well, you should reboot the machine and you should come up ok as before – if you’re running windows on there too you’ll probably find it re-finds some of the plug and play devices.

This is exactly the same disk connected to HPT controller.

Linux and hpt370

I’ll share my story: I’ ve installed new kernel 2. Now you can install the Bpt370. It took me a painful six days on and off to finally crack it, hopefully with this small guide it’ll take you less time. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


In the process or working it out I got lots or error on booting. I already have a RAID array hhpt370 up, so I can’t move the drives to another controller to install as you suggest. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Index of /BIOS_Driver/hpt/Linux

Save both the old and new files. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop linnux, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. At the same motherboard there used to be installed hard disk connected to additional HPT controller and it used to work without problem on Kubuntu 8. Mar 14, Posts: Kernel started to boot and then I’ve got the following message:. MilleniX Ars Praefectus Tribus: Once upon a time I did have a couple of lines to make MS Windows boot.