I was installing the Suse Linux 11 on HP Proliant DL 380 G7. during installation i got the error " NO usable hard disk found " i got stuck for last 4 days ..need help on prioroty,
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The HP ProLiant DL380 G7 uses a Smart Array P410 RAID controller. That version of SuSE may load either the cciss driver or the newer hpsa driver. Either way, both drivers are well-established and available to the system.
Did you create a RAID array/logical drive in the BIOS before booting the system?
As the system goes through its initialization sequence, you'll be presented with an option to hit
An HP Proliant DL 380 has an on-board RAID controller that requires a specific driver module to use it, namely the HP/Compaq SmartArray
You need to load that before the OS can see the drives; if you have access to an emergency console during installation, run the following: