Fedora Core 8 Installation on Dell Power Edge 6650

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Fedora Core 8 Installation on Dell Power Edge 6650

Postby muzaffar » Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:22 am

Hi all,

I have Dell Power Edge 6650 server with quads processor.I failed to install fedora core 8 on this machine.sever management console not giving me option to install Fedora.I can install RHEL 3 and 4.
Please help me out that how can I install fedora on it.

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Postby ranatanveer » Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:50 pm

What error you get while installation FC8
on which screen ?
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Postby muzaffar » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:09 pm

You know such servers require management CD in order to configure RAID and then giving option to install operating system from given option.
I tried changing CD with latest management CD of server but in vain.
secondly i use built in mechanism to configure RAID and try to install Fedora by Fedora DVD but server not able to detect any media.
All my setting in BIOS is correct.
Latter i install RHEL 4 with same mechanism without any hurdle.
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Postby ranatanveer » Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:46 pm

have you tested your FC distribution DVDs on other machines ?
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Postby muzaffar » Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:32 pm

Yup it is working fine on other system I've also checked it on Dell PowerEdge 2950.No problem at all.
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Postby nasacis » Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:39 am

try to configure RAID thruough BIOS instead of management Cd then try to install FC8

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