P420m/P320h PCIe SSD Boot Drive Installation Guide

P420m/P320h PCIe SSD Boot Drive Installation Guide
Introduction
Installation Guide
Using a P420m or P320h PCIe SSD as a Boot Drive
Introduction
This document provides instructions for deploying a Micron® P420m or P320h PCI Express® (PCIe) solid state
drive (SSD) as a boot drive for the following Windows and Linux operating systems:
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Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 and Windows 8/8.1
Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7
SUSE 11.x x64
RHEL 6.x x64
RHEL 5.x x64
Ubuntu 12.04–12.04.3 LTS
Citrix XenServer 6.1
These instructions can only be performed on P420m and P320h drives with the bootable option feature. The bootable option is determined by part number (see the Ordering a Bootable Drive section of this guide for details) and
is available in both the half-height, half-length (HHHL) and 2.5-inch form factors.
Before you begin, make sure:
1. The BIOS setting on your system has been configured to point to the Micron PCIe SSD as the primary boot
device.
2. The drive is installed in the system as described in the appropriate Micron P420m and P320h PCIe SSD Installation Guide.
3. You have access to the latest support pack software from micron.com.
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P420m/P320h PCIe SSD Boot Drive Installation Guide
Ordering a Bootable Drive
Ordering a Bootable Drive
Only P420m and P320h drives with the bootable option feature (bootable drives) can be
used as boot devices. When ordering an SSD, consider whether or not the system will
need to boot from it at any point. A bootable SSD can function as a simple storage device, but the bootable option cannot be added to a non-bootable SSD at a later time.
Table 1: Micron's P420m and P320h Bootable SSDs
SSD
Form Factor
Part Number
P420m
HHHL
MTFDGAR700MAX-1AG13ABYY
MTFDGAR1T4MAX-1AG13ABYY
2.5-inch
MTFDGAL350MAX-1AG13ABYY
MTFDGAL700MAX-1AG13ABYY
P320h
HHHL
MTFDGAR350SAH-1N14AB
MTFDGAR700SAH-1N14AB
2.5-inch
MTFDGAL175SAH-1N34AB
MTFDGAL350SAH-1N34AB
Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 and Windows 8/8.1
Before you begin, it is recommended to remove all storage devices from the system except for the P420m/P320h drive or the original OS boot drive.
1. Download and unzip the support pack software.
2. Go to Windows Driver/os_install_drivers and navigate to the subdirectory for
your operating system:
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Windows Server 2012 x64: /x64/win8-server2012
Windows Server 2012 R2 x64: /x64/win81-server2012r2
Windows 8.1 x64: /64/win81-server2012r2
Windows 8.1 x86: /x86/win81
Windows 8 x64: /64/win8-server2012
Windows 8 x86: /x86/win8
3. Copy the contents of the subdirectory for your operating system to external removable media, such as a USB drive. (For example, for Windows Server 2012 x64,
copy the contents of the /x64/win8-server2012 subdirectory.
4. Insert the Windows operating system CD/DVD and the USB drive containing the
support pack files into the system and reboot.
5. When prompted, select the option to boot from a CD/DVD.
6. Enter the Windows product key that came with the CD/DVD, if prompted.
7. Select Core (command line) or GUI to begin the installation. (GUI is recommended for most users.)
8. Select Custom (Install Windows Only) when prompted for type of installation.
9. When the installation directory prompt appears, select Load Driver and locate the
driver files for the P420m or P320h located on the USB drive.
Note: The installer may specify the USB drive directory with a different drive letter
(such as C:\) than what was originally assigned on the host system.
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Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7
Windows attempts to find the driver located on the USB drive.
10. Select the Micron Device driver when prompted for a driver, and then click Next.
11. Remove the USB drive from the system.
The Where do you want to install Windows dialog appears again. The drive should
appear as a new drive number.
Note: The drive may be labeled with "unallocated space" and contain a capacity
close to the user capacity rated for the drive. (For example, a 350GB drive may appear as 326GB.)
If you receive a setup error at this point, you may need to do the following:
a. Cancel the installation.
b. With the installation DVD and USB drive in the system, reboot the system to
the version of Windows already installed on the bootable primary drive. You
may need to change the BIOS setting to point to the original drive.
c. Use Windows Explorer to find the Windows installation DVD, expand the root
directory, and run the setup.exe file located on the installation DVD.
d. Follow steps 6–13.
e. Exit Windows and power down the system.
f. Power up the system.
g. If necessary, change the BIOS primary boot drive setting to point to the
P420m/P320h drive, and then reboot the system.
h. Verify that Windows boots from the P420m/P320h drive.
12. Select the drive and click Next.
The Windows installation continues and may take several minutes to complete.
During this time, the system reboots automatically several times. Do not attempt
to reboot from the CD/DVD.
13. After the installation completes, remove the Windows CD/DVD and reboot the
system.
14. Verify the system boots from the OS installed on the drive.
Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7
Before you begin, it is recommended to remove all storage devices from the system except for the P420m/P320h drive or the original OS boot drive.
1. Download and unzip the support pack software.
2. Go to Windows Driver/os_install_drivers and navigate to the subdirectory for
your operating system:
• Windows Server 2008 R2 x64: /x64/win7-server2008r2
• Windows 7 x64: /x64/win7-server2008r2
• Windows 7 x32: /x86/win7
3. Copy the contents of the subdirectory for your operating system to external removable media, such as a USB drive. (For example, for Windows Server 2008 R2
x64, copy the contents of the /x64/win7-server2008r2 subdirectory.
4. Insert the Windows operating system CD/DVD and the USB drive containing the
support pack files into the system and reboot.
5. When prompted, select the option to boot from a CD/DVD.
6. Select your operating system.
7. Select Core (command line) or GUI to begin the installation. (GUI is recommended for most users.)
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8. Select Custom (advanced) when prompted for type of installation.
9. When the installation directory prompt appears, select Load Driver and locate the
driver files for the P420m or P320h located on the USB drive.
Note: The installer may specify the USB drive directory with a different drive letter
than what was originally assigned on the host system (such as C:\).
Windows attempts to find the driver located on the USB drive.
10. Select Micron Device Driver when prompted for a driver, and then click Next.
11. Remove the USB drive from the system.
The Where do you want to install Windows dialog appears again. The drive should
appear as a new drive number.
Note: The drive may be labeled with unallocated space and contain a capacity
close to the user capacity rated for the drive. (For example, a 350GB drive may appear as 326GB.)
If you receive a setup error at this point, you may need to do the following:
a. Cancel the installation.
b. With the installation DVD and USB drive in the system, reboot the system to
the version of Windows already installed on the bootable primary drive. You
may need to change the BIOS setting to point to the original drive.
c. Use Windows Explorer to find the Windows installation DVD, expand the root
directory, and run the setup.exe file located on the installation DVD.
d. Follow steps 6–13.
e. Exit Windows and power down the system.
f. Power up the system.
g. If necessary, change the BIOS primary boot drive setting to point to the
P420m/P320h drive, and then reboot the system.
h. Verify that Windows boots from the P420m/P320h drive.
12. Select the drive and click Next.
The Windows installation continues and may take several minutes to complete.
During this time, the system reboots automatically several times. Do not attempt
to reboot from the CD/DVD. No user intervention is required.
13. After the installation completes, remove the Windows CD/DVD and reboot the
system.
14. Verify the system boots from the OS installed on the drive.
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SUSE 11.x x64
SUSE 11.x x64
Before you begin, locate the appropriate ISO file you will need for the version of SUSE
installed in the system. (This file is contained with the support pack software in the Linux Driver subdirectory.)
• For SLES11 SP2: mtip32xx-kmp-default-2.4.2_3.0.13_0.27-1.x86_64.iso
• For SLES11 SP1: mtip32xx-kmp-default-2.4.2-2.6.32.12_0.7-1.x86_64.iso
1. Extract the correct ISO image and copy it to a USB drive or burn it to a CD.
To copy to a USB drive, you must use a CD burning tool (such as Daemon Tools or
Nero) that allows you to view the contents of the ISO image so that it can be extracted to the USB drive. A USB drive is recommended, unless your system contains two CD-ROM drives.
Note: You can use the following dd command to extract the files to the USB drive;
however, this command removes any existing data on the USB drive and replaces
it with the extracted ISO image contents:
dd if=<mtip32xx-kmp-default-<kernel_version>.x86_64.iso of=/dev/sdX
where /dev/sdX is the device path of the target USB drive
If the USB drive contains important files, it is highly recommended to back up the
files on alternate media before using this command.
2. Insert the SUSE boot CD/DVD and USB drive containing the P420m/P320h driver
image into the system and reboot.
3. When the initial installation screen appears, press F6 and select Yes.
4. Select the USB drive when prompted for the driver, and then select OK.
The driver files are installed. When complete, the installer returns to the same
screen prompt.
5. Select Back to continue the installation.
6. Remove the USB drive.
The installation continues and may take several minutes to complete.
7. Select the Expert Settings tab when the Installation Settings menu displays.
8. Select the Bootloader Installation option.
9. Verify grub is the boot loader type and change the default boot location from Boot
from Boot Partition to Boot from Master Boot Record.
Make sure only the Boot from Master Boot Record option is selected.
10. Click Next and verify the Bootloader was installed successfully message appears.
11. Click OK and then Finish.
The installer displays two messages confirming the new settings.
12. Select I agree, and then Yes for each.
13. Select Reboot.
If an installer error message displays, click OK and select Exit or Reboot twice to
reboot the system. The CD can remain in the system.
14. When the system reboots, boot from the CD/DVD.
15. Select Boot from Hard Drive when prompted. Make sure that no other bootable
media is connected to the system to make sure the system boots from the SSD.
The system should boot from the OS on the SSD.
16. Remove the CD from the system.
17. Reboot the system again and make sure the system boots directly from the SSD
without the installer CD.
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RHEL 6.x x64
RHEL 6.x x64
1. Copy the P420m/P320h driver disk image from the support pack software to external removable media such as a USB drive.
For example, for a USB drive (/dev/sdb):
a. Create a single partition (/dev/sdb1).
b. Use mke2fs to create an ext2 file system or use the Disk Utility tool to format
the USB drive to create an ext2 file system type on that partition.
c. Use the MOUNT command or Mount Volume option in the Disk Utility tool
to specify a mount point for the ext2 file system.
d. Locate the following image file from the Support Pack\Linux Driver folder:
mtip32xx-diskimage<kernel_version>_rhel6uX.img
e. Copy the image file to the newly mounted directory on the USB drive.
2. Insert the RHEL boot CD/DVD and the USB drive containing the P420m/P320h
driver image into the system and reboot.
3. Press ESC when the initial installation screen appears.
4. Enter the following command at the prompt to start the installation: linux dd
5. When the installer prompts for the driver update disk:
a. Select the device path that points to the USB drive from step 1.
b. Select the image file on the drive and press OK.
The installer loads the driver.
Note: More than one device node may be displayed. Browse to each device node to
find the USB drive and its image file.
6. Optional: If you intend to use the Linux Volume Manager (LVM), follow these additional steps. Otherwise, continue to Step 7.
a. Press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to a command prompt.
b. Enter: mkdir /etc/lvm
c. Create /etc/lvm/lvm.conf and add the following lines:
devices {
types = [ "mtip32xx", 16]
}
d. Press Ctrl+Alt+F6 to return to the installer.
e. At the last screen before the installation finishes (Congratulations, your Red
Hat Enteprise Linux Installation is complete), press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to a
command prompt and do the following:
• Change root to the boot image: chroot /mnt/sysimage
• Edit /etc/lvm/lvm.conf and add the following to the Devices section: types
= [ "mtip32xx", 16 ]
• Back up the initramfs file in /boot: mv /boot/initramfs-<kernel_version> .img /boot/initramfs-<kernel_version>.img.BAK
• Create a new initramfs file: /sbin/dracut /boot/initramfs-<kernel_version>.img <kernel_version>
Note: For example, for RHEL 6.1 64-bit, the command would be:
/sbin/dracut /boot/initramfs-2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.x86_64.img
2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.x86_64
<kernel_version> can be obtained from the command uname-r.
• Type exit to exit the chroot environment.
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• Press Ctrl+Alt+F6 to return to the GUI. Finish the installation by clicking
Reboot.
Note: Steps 7 and 8 below apply only if your system is booting from a uEFI shell
and your drive has been configured with a uEFI boot setting. If your drive has been
configured for a legacy boot setting, skip these steps. (Except for specific OEMs,
most customer bootable drives are configured with a legacy boot setting, which
means steps 7 and 8 can be skipped.)
7. (uEFI boot only) When the installer reaches the disk partitioning step, /dev/rssda
must be configured to have a minimum 50MB partition of type EFI (or VFAT).
This partition contains the EFI boot binary. It is recommended that all of the /dev/
rssdX drives also be configured with the same size and type (VFAT) partition, even
though the installer will only allow the EFI partition on /dev/rssda to be mounted
to /boot/efi.
8. (uEFI boot only) Continue the OS installation, but do not reboot when the installation completes. Before rebooting, perform these steps:
a. Press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to a command prompt.
b. Run the following commands for each drive beyond /dev/rssda, replacing X
with the number of the VFAT partition:
parted -s /dev/rssdX toggle 1 boot
dd if=/dev/rssda1 of=/dev/rssdX1
The last command assumes /dev/rssda1 is the EFI partition that gets mounted to /boot/efi. If a different partition is used for EFI, substitute that partition for /dev/rssda1 in the above command. Similarly, it assumes the VFAT
partition on the other drives is /dev/rssdX1. If a different partition is used for
VFAT on these other drives, make sure to adjust the 1 to reflect the correct
partition number.
c. Press Ctrl+Alt+F6 to return to the GUI installer and reboot.
9. (Legacy boot only) Continue with the installation until you are prompted for the
type of install.
a. Select Create Custom Layout.
The GUI menu displays all storage devices detected by the OS.
b. Locate and select /dev/rssda under the Hard Drive tab.
c. Click Create to create a new partition.
You are prompted to specify the mount point and file system type and size.
• For the mount point, specify: /
• For the file system, specify: ext4
Note: ext2 and ext3 file systems are alternate choices for the file system.
d. Specify Fixed for the partition size, and then click Next.
The /dev/rssda1 partition should indicate the size and mount point you
specified earlier.
Note: The actual size of the partition depends on the type of installation. The
installer will notify you if the partition size is too small for the OS installation.
A minimum of 2GB is recommended to install Linux desktop. (Less space is
required for a basic server.) However, it is recommended to double the minimum space requirement to allow space for applications and file storage.
e. Repeat step c but specify swap for the file system.
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RHEL 5.x x64
Note: It is recommended to allocate at least 100GB for the swap size.
The /dev/rssda1 partition should be created and appear in the Partition Layout screen.
f. Click Next.
g. Select Write Changes to Disk when prompted.
The partitions are created.
h. After the partitions are written, verify the boot load image is pointing to /dev/
rssda to make sure the master boot record is written.
i. Click Next.
10. Continue through the installation prompts until the Installation is Complete message appears.
11. Select Reboot when prompted to complete the installation.
12. Verify the OS boots from the SSD.
RHEL 5.x x64
A /boot partition must created while installing RHEL 5.x on the drive. This /boot partition must be:
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Separate from the / (root) partition
The first partition on the device
The primary partition
At least 200MB
1. Using the dd command, binary copy the P420m/P320h driver disk image from the
support pack software to external removable media such as a USB drive.
Note: The dd command removes any existing data on the USB drive and replaces
it with the extracted ISO image contents. If the USB drive contains important files,
it is highly recommended to back up the files on alternate media before using this
command.
2. Using the dd command, binary copy the anaconda update image from the support
pack software to a second external drive.
3. Insert the RHEL OS CD/DVD and the two external drives in the system and reboot.
4. Enter the following command to start the installation: linux dd updates
5. When prompted for the driver update disk and anaconda update disk, select the
external drives from steps 1 and 2. Both drives must be selected.
6. After loading the driver, install the OS as usual.
Note: During the RHEL 5.x installation, your installation may not be bootable unless certain requirements are met. When this occurs, a message such as the following appears in the fifth console: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by
BIOS.
(Press Ctrl+ALT+F5 to switch to the fifth console and see the message; press Ctrl
+Alt+F6 to return to the installer.)
This issue is due to a limitation in the BIOS and grub bootloader. To work around
this condition, make sure that the stage2 file of grub bootloader is accessible by
stage1 of the grub bootloader through BIOS routines. To be compliant, create a
separate primary /boot partition of at least 200MB as the first partition of the
drive.
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Ubuntu 12.04–12.04.3 LTS
Ubuntu 12.04–12.04.3 LTS
Network connectivity and a USB drive are required for this procedure. Be aware that any
data on the USB drive is erased during this process.
1. Make sure the legacy option rom is enabled on the P420m/P320h drive. If it is enabled, the drive will be presented as a boot target in the legacy BIOS menu.
2. If you are installing a version of Ubuntu older than 12.04.3 on a P420m drive, create an EXT2 file system on a USB drive on a separate Linux system, mount it, and
then copy the appropriate release tarball onto it. When complete, unmount and
remove the USB drive.
3. Insert the USB drive you created and the Ubuntu DVD in the system.
4. Boot the Ubuntu DVD. Do not boot EFI mode. If you are installing 12.04.3 or later,
or if you are installing on a P320h drive, go to step 12.
5. Proceed through the normal installation until you reach the Setup Users and Passwords option. Press Alt+F2 and then enter to activate the console.
6. Mount the USB drive:
# mount -t ext2 /dev/sda1/mnt
7. Change directory /mnt and decompress the driver package:
# cd /mnt
# tar zxvf mtip32xx-<driver_version>-<ubuntu_kernel_version>.dkms.tar.gz
8. Load the mtip32xx driver:
# insmod /mnt/mtip32xx-<version>/mtip32xx.ko
9. Verify the driver loaded properly:
# dmesg | tail -n 40
10. Output similar to the following should print:
Micron RealSSD PCIe Block Driver Version 3.5.0
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: 2 NUMA node(s)
mtip32xx 000047:00.0: Using NUMA node 0 (closest: 1,0 probe on 0:2)
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 80 (level, low) -> IRQ 80
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Node 0 on package 0 has 6 cpus: 0 2 4 6 8 10
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: irq 131 for MSI/MSI-X
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: ASIC-FPGA design, HS rev 0x800, 8 slot groups, 256 slots
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Time to device ready: 0 ms
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Affinitizing IRQ 131 to cpu 0 on node 0
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Serial No.: 000000001309020454FC
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Firmware Ver.: B2081900
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Model: Micron 420m-MTFDGAR1T4MAX
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Security: 0001
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Capacity: 2734926768 sectors (1335413 MB)
mtip32xx 0000:47:00.0: Write protect progress: 0% (209715 blocks)
rssda: unknown partition table
Note: If the last line does not state unknown partition table, make sure the partition table is not GPT; otherwise, subsequent steps will not work. To do this, run the
following command then restart at step 4:
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rssda bs=512 count=1000
11. Unmount and remove the USB drive. Press ALT+F1 to return the to the installer
GUI and continue with the installation.
12. At the disk partitioning step, select the manual partition option. (If you select automatic partitioning, the subsequent steps will fail because the installer will use a
GPT partition by default.)
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13. Create the / (root) partition on the /dev/rssdX device node, as well as any other
mount points such as <swap>, /home, or /opt. If desired, create a separate /boot
partition on the drive (otherwise it will be created as part of the / (root) partition).
14. At the end of the installation, an error message "Installation step failed" appears.
Ignore the error message and continue with the next step.
15. Press ALT+F2 to return to a shell prompt. If you are installing 12.04.3 or later, or if
you are installing on a P320h drive, go to step 18.
16. Insert the USB drive again and mount the file system:
# mount -t ext2 /dev/sda1 /mnt
17. Copy the mtip32xx driver binary file into the kernel driver directory and then unmount and remove the USB drive:
#cp -f /mnt/mtip32xx-<version>/mtip32xx.ko /target/lib/modules/'uname -r' /
kernel/drivers/block/mtip32xx
# unmount /mnt
18. Get a chrooted bash environment:
# chroot /target
# bash
If you are installing 12.04.3 or later, or if you are installing a P320h drive, go to step
20.
19. Resolve module dependencies and rebuild initramfs:
# depmod -a
# mkinitramfs -o/boot/initrd.img-'uname-r'
20. Install legacy grub and dkms:
#mkdir -p /boot/grub
# apt-get update
# apt-get install grub dkms
Press Y to proceed, if prompted.
21. Create or edit /boot/grub/device.map such that it contains this entry only:
(hd0) /dev/rssda
22. If present, edit /etc/default/grub and comment out GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID
23. Update grub:
# update-grub -y
24. Install grub in /dev/rssda:
# grub-install /dev/rssda
If this fails with The file /boot/grub/stage1 not read correctly error message, perform
the following steps:
a. Run grub directly:
# grub --boot-drive=/dev/rssda --device-map=/boot/grub/device.map
b. At the grub prompt, enter the following commands:
1. find /boot/grub/stage1
This command should print (hd0,0) or similar. If an error occurs, you may
have a GPT partition on the drive already. That partition must be cleared and
the process started again at step 4.
2. root (hd0,0)
Where (hd0,0) was copied from step 1 in this section.
3. setup (hd0)
You may need to press enter several times until the prompt returns.
4. quit
25. Type exit and press Enter twice to return to the top-level console.
26. Press ALT+F1, select Continue > Continue without boot loader.
Ignore the warning No boot loader installed and continue.
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27. Complete the installation and reboot the system. Make sure you do not update the
grub package using Ubuntu updates.
Citrix XenServer 6.1
To use the P420m/P320h as a boot device in XenServer version 6.1, only one drive can
be used to store the operating system during the installation. The installation process
may not work correctly if there are two or more drives installed.
Note: The support pack includes several ISO images; make sure to select the image that
matches the build ID of your system. The driver will not install correctly if the wrong
ISO image is used.
To find the build ID of your system:
1. In XenCenter, click XenServer Host.
2. Click the General tab.
3. Scroll down and expand Version Details to view the build number. The last six digits of the ISO name corresponds to the build ID.
To use the P420m/P320h as a boot device in XenServer version 6.1:
1. Copy the mtip32xx iso image file that is used to load the driver on the XenServer to
a USB device.
2. Boot from the XenServer CD/DVD.
3. When prompted to load a device driver, press F9 and load the mtip32xx iso image
from the USB device.
4. Remove the USB device.
5. Press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to open a terminal.
6. Locate the major number of the P420m/P320h drive through a shell:
[[email protected] ~]# Is -lh /dev/rssda
brw-rw----. 1 root disk 252, 0 Jun 10 18:14 /dev/rssda
In this example, the major number is 252.
7. Edit the /opt/xensource/installer/diskutil.py file using an editor of your choice
and add P420m/P320h to the disk_nodes variable in /opt/xensource/installer/
diskutil.py (between the device nodes /dev/ida and /dev/rd), replacing <major_num> with the number you obtained in step 6:
disk_nodes +=[ (<major_num>, x*16) for x in range (16) ]
8. Save and exit.
9. Start the installation by entering the following command:
#/opt/xensource/installer/init
10. Continue the installation and select the P420m/P320h device node (for example, /dev/rssda) as a disk for virtual machine storage when prompted.
11. Select Yes for supplemental pack installation.
12. After the preinstallation step is complete, provide the supplemental pack (for example, oem:mtip32xx 6.1.0-59235p) when prompted by inserting the USB device
again and locating the mtip32xx driver.
13. After the mtip32xx driver is installed, select SKIP when prompted for additional
supplemental packs.
14. Installation is complete when the installer ends at the shell.
15. Enter the reboot command to boot the XenServer.
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