10 Replies Latest reply: Mar 15, 2011 8:35 AM by edwardzh RSS

s5000pal srcsasrb gpt and efi

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Hi

 

I have a s5000pal motherboard, with a srcsasrb raid controller, with 5x 2Tb disks attached in raid 6

 

Currently, I have a 32Mb usb stick plugged in as my boot drive, to load grub and my kernel, which then mount my linux root partition on the GPT partitioned 6 Tb array

 

I want to get rid of the dependance on the USB drive

 

On the array, I have a 256Mb FAT partition which hold my various grub/efi utilities

 

In the EFI shell, when I run map, I do not see the Raid array at all, though

 

If I run 'drivers', I don't  see any driver associated with the raid card.

 

If I connect a USB stick formatted as FAT, with grub utilities on it, I can run grub in the efi shell, but grub can't see the raid partitions either.

 

So

 

How can I see the raid array in the EFI shell - even better, how do I access the FAT partition on the RAID array in the EFI shell?

 

Hope somebody can help...

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