[CDBUG-talk] Dell R210

Jonathan Franks jonathan.franks at gmail.com
Thu May 26 15:45:24 EDT 2011

I seem to remember reading a while back that the Perc 6 controllers were not yet supported, but I don't know if this is still the case.


On May 26, 2011, at 3:04 PM, Jaime <jaime at snowmoon.com> wrote:

> I have been trying to get a Dell R210 server to load FreeBSD 8.2 from
> the CD.  I have it booting now, but it won't see the internal HDs.
> There is an on-board RAID controller, if that matters.  I think it was
> called "PERC" and/or "H200", but I'm not completely sure what the BIOS
> said.  (I'm not in the same room as the server right now.)  I've tried
> this with a RAID-1 array built and as separate disks.
> I've tried to use fdisk off the boot CD and it tells me:
> "No disks found!  Please verify that your disk controller is being
> properly probed at boot time.  See the Hardware Guide on the
> Documentation menu for clues on diagnosing this type of problem."
> The official FreeBSD documentation has not given me the insight I
> needed.  FreeBSD isn't a Dell supported OS, so they won't help.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance,
> Jaime
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