Debian Hardware :: Adding Scsi Hard Disks To Wheezy

Feb 17, 2015

Installing two scsi hard disks on a debian system.

It is a physical old HP machine (netserver lc2000) with a fresh debian wheezy 7.0.8 installed.

It has two scsi hdds (73GBs) that I don't know how to add to the system so I can partition, format, mount, etc.

This is what I have tried so far:

1. dmesg output
Code: Select all# dmesg | grep scsi
[    2.173909] scsi0 : pata_serverworks
[    2.174377] scsi1 : pata_serverworks
[    2.417276] scsi 0:0:0:0: CD-ROM            LITEON   CD-ROM LTN485S   JKF1 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[    2.622195] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 48x/48x cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
[    2.623194] sr 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0

[Code] ....

2. lsscsi output
-I installed lsscsi and here is the output:
Code: Select all# lsscsi --device
[0:0:0:0]    cd/dvd  LITEON   CD-ROM LTN485S   JKF1  /dev/sr0
[2:0:0:0]    disk    HP       Net Mirror       V1.0  /dev/sda
[2:2:0:0]    disk    HP       9.10GB C 80-P94N P94N  -       
[2:2:1:0]    disk    HP       9.10GB C 80-P94N P94N  -       

[Code] ....

3. force scsi scan
-I tried to use this command to force a rescan for the hdds, but nothing happened:
Code: Select allecho "- - -" > /sys/class/scsi_host/host3/scan

-no errors, but log says nothing
-tried the above with host0 - 4, same result

4. fdisk -l
Code: Select all# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 9098 MB, 9098887168 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1106 cylinders, total 17771264 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes

[Code] ....

5. tried to specifically add one device but it didn't work:
Code: Select all# echo "scsi add-single-device 2 2 8 0" > /proc/scsi/scsi
-bash: /proc/scsi/scsi: No such file or directory

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