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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2009 23:50:41 +0100
From:      "Len Conrad" <lconrad@Go2France.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Dell 2900 invalid partition table
Message-ID:  <200901222350.AA121766028@mail.Go2France.com>

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>> freebsd 7.1
>> 
>> Dell 2900, perc 6/i controller with 4 SATA disks in RAID1.
>> 
>> We get all the through the disc1 install, reboot,
>> 
>> arrive up to 
>> 
>> "Press <ctrl-E> for remote access setup  within 5 secs ...."
>> 
>> then die with
>> 
>> "Invalid partition table"
>> 
>> We had RAID5, same problem, switch to RAID1.
>> 
>> suggestions?
>
>Is your BIOS set to boot from the right device - the raid and
>not the one of the disks in it???
>

Boot sequence says "1. drive c:"

controller disk setup shows RAID1 ready.

I've looked everywhere to see if I can point the boot at RAID1.

Thanks,
Len








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