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Installing CentOs on a HightPoint rocketraid 2320

kurtcostello
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I have an raid 5 array of 5 drives that currently has windows on it.  I want to install CentOS on it instead.  The problem I am having is when I boot from the CentOS cd and hit enter to install it brings me to a scrren that says "Unable to find any devices of the type for this instalation type.  Would you liike to manually select your drive or use a driver disk? I did both first I tried to select a driver and selected HighPoint RocketRAID SATA Conroller from the list but it didn't ike that.  I also tried select Use a driver disk and inserded a disk that had the driver downloaded off the HighPoint site.  Both took me to the same error message.  

Any ideas?

Acording the the instruction for CentOS on the highpoint site I shold not get to this message at all.

Could it be because I have a windows install already on the disk.  If so how do I get rid of it?
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OK, here is an update.  I am now thinking in may not be the raid controller.  The reason I say this is I still get the same error when I try to load in on a HDD connected directly to the MD when the raid controller is removed.  I am thinking it may have something to do with the MB.  The weird thing is  when I do the install it asks me what type of media has the packages to be installed?  When I select the local CDROM that is when it gives me this message.  When I use this media to load Linux on any other machine is first asks if I west to test the CD media before starting.  This is leading me to believe it is the motherboard it needs the drives for.  The motherboard is a MSI P35 Platinum.  Do you know where I would find Linux drivers for that?
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