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I am trying to install xenserver 6.1 or 6.2 on a perc6/I raid array. Every time xen looks for a drive to install too never sees the raid. Am I missing something?
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Assuming the PERC 6/i has had the array created and initialised, it could be that XenServer doesn't have support for the 6/i. I find that hard to believe though...
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http://hcl.xensource.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductType=HBA&ProductName=PERC+6%2Fi

Only thing I can think of is that the array isn't initialized (as above...)
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I have deleted the array, rebuild and initialized. Still don't work that's why I am stuck.frown.gif
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Humour me. Download a copy of Ubuntu Server 12.04 and do a bare metal install to the same array. See if the Ubuntu installer sees the card and array.
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Otherwise skip Xen and install VMWare tongue.gif
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There is different issues with VMWear. So I have fixed the install issue. Now on to the next problem. There is 2 servers 6 months different between the two. The only difference was bios and one has 1 video card the problem child has 2. Dell bios A05 you can install and run xenserver 6.0.0 with some minor problems. A07 can not install. Updated to bios A10 and was able to install XenServer 6.2 will test vm problems tomorrow.
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