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CentOS 6.5 with HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8

I have a chance to install a new HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8 server. There are three hard drives. How do I configure RAID 1 on this type of server. Will RAID already be configured so that it will look ...
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HP System Management Email notification Linux

Does anyone know of a way for a HP Linux server to send and email when identifying issues such as hard disk failure? HP System manament is installed however I can only see SNMP and no email options. ...
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1answer
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XFS slow performance on LVM'ed RAID, faster when RAW or non-LVM

longtime user of this website, first time poster. I have a weird issue with a server I am setting up. It's for a filesharing-type website, so fast IO and plenty of capacity are the requirements. OS ...
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1answer
254 views

CentOS 6.4 lock-up …no explanation

I have a CentOS 6.4 server on an oldish box (HP ProLiant ML350 G4) that I've recently installed on and it's been up less than 24 hours. It has 6 146 GB 10k SCSI drives in RAID 1+0 that are also brand ...
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HP DL180 P410i Adding Additional Drive

I have a DL180 G6 HP P410i with 2x SATA in RAID1 running Linux CentOS. Can I add (using the hot swappable drives) two more hard drives into the server and mount them without rebooting the server?
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CentOS 6.2 Server hangs

I have a problem with Centos 6.2 server that is running on an HP Proliang DL380 G4 server where I run a Public FTP Service. The system runs for about a day and then it suddenly hangs, and I cant ...
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Why am I getting “Input/output error during read on /dev/sda” during a CentOS text-mode installation?

I'm trying to install CentOS 5.7 on an HP Proliant DL380 G5 (with an HP P400 Smart Array RAID controller) and am getting the following error during the text mode installer: ERROR: pdc: reading ...
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3answers
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Device eth0 has different MAC address than expected

I've got a HP Proliant 460c blade server running CentOS 5.x. For some reason CentOS thinks the mac address for ETH0 is something (18:a9:05:71:xx:xc) but I'm not able to find that MAC at all on the ...
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3answers
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HP Proliant DL360 G3 - Can't boot from CD

I have made several bootable disks: CentOS amd64, CentOS i386 and the HP SmartStart software. My second hand server refuses to boot to any of them, displaying the message: "non system disk or disk ...
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5answers
553 views

Linux Centos Disk information on HP DL 160

I have a HP DL 160 and I would like to know all possible information on my physical disks. I want to know how many physical disks I have. I want to know if they are in raid 1 or raid 5 etc. I want to ...
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2answers
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HP Proliant ML110 G6 using centOS - Hardware RAID fault alert

We have installed centOS 5 on an HP Proliant ML110 G6 server and we've setup RAID1+0 on it through the BIOS. My question would be: is it possible to send an e-mail of the status of the RAID ...
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4answers
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CentOS Installation on a Cisco MCS 7800

I'm having some problems installing CentOS 5.5 Final (i386) onto my server, a Cisco MCS 7800. The problem comes very early into the installation. When the welcome screen comes up and gives you the ...
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5answers
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Cloning a linux system from sdx to cciss

I have an HP ML 310 server running CentOS Linux 5.5. I'm buying a RAID card (LSI 9260-8i) to set up a mirrored OS drive. Right now, the boot drive is set up with GRUB installed on the MBR of ...
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1answer
382 views

CentOS 5.5 APIC issue on ESX 4.1 & ML115

I've just installed vSphere 4.1 on an HP ProLiant ML115 G5 Quad-core and am trying to install CentOS 5.5 as a guest system. However, when the guest boots up I get a calibrate_APIC_clock warning and a ...
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one-time PXE boot from Linux on HP Proliant hardware

So, I use Systemimager to provision new CentOS 5.3 hosts via PXE. We have a couple servers that are just test targets that we'll reimage a couple-dozen times a day, and normally, getting them to ...