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Install Red Hat Linux. Ask for driver

Last response: in Linux/Free BSD
August 22, 2012 9:25:07 PM

Hello,Linux, this is the error message:
Welcome to Red Hat Linux. No device found.
Unable to find any devices of the type needed fo this installation type.
Would you like to manually select your driver or wue a driver disc? Select driver,
a driver disk, Back
August 24, 2012 9:15:16 PM

The step to solve this error message
August 24, 2012 9:26:52 PM

someone who's into Red Hat Linux help me
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a b 5 Linux
August 24, 2012 9:36:33 PM

For goodness sake! No hardware details. How on earth do you expect anyone to give you a sensible answer.
August 24, 2012 9:53:18 PM

this's the only 'Welcome to Red Hat Linux. No device found.
Unable to find any devices of the type needed fo this installation type.
Would you like to manually select your driver or wue a driver disc? Select driver,
a driver disk, Back '
hardware error you can call it hardware error if you want
How do you solve the error
a b 5 Linux
August 25, 2012 6:15:29 AM

I give up! I can't guess what hardware you are trying to install on.
a b 5 Linux
August 28, 2012 9:47:48 AM

We need to know what hardware you are running and we need to know the specific version number of the OS. Also, I sincerely hope you mean Red Hat Enterprise Linux and not the legacy Red Hat Linux.
August 31, 2012 7:54:32 AM

Harware specification:
1. Mainboard. BIOSTAR Group. System Model N61PB-M2S
2. System type. X86-based PC
3. BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG, 9/3/2009
4. Processor AMD Athlon X2 Dual, Core Processor 5200+
5. Total Physical Memory 4,096.00 MB DDRII
6. Hard disk 160GB SATA

Yes it is the Red Hat Enterprise Linux
September 16, 2012 10:41:54 AM

Hello is there someone there for the query
November 3, 2012 2:50:34 AM

Unable to install Redhat 5 or 6, or Centos 5, on Sata hdd, even i change the bios from IDE to AHCI.
Error "Select the device driver to load"

CPU Amd64 x2 560 black edition
Ram 4GB
Motherboard Gigabyte 78LMT-USB 3

For solution I searched on the net
I found to make a driver diskette, but how to make dd.iso? Aim unable to get the exact solution for that do u have any idea on this?
November 3, 2012 2:57:42 AM

My question is we need to create driver diskette with motherboard cd or what?
November 4, 2012 3:45:56 PM

If this is in fact Red Hat Enterprise Linux the obvious place to ask for help is the Red Hat Support, since you are already paying them to help you.
November 24, 2012 6:57:10 PM

hello she is right must create a driver for the mainboard. The question is which driver of the mainboard? And how to create?
December 27, 2012 5:14:12 AM

And should be the same as a bootable Win 98 setuo diskette. Can someone help me
January 16, 2013 11:02:45 PM


What version of RHEL are you attempting to boot / install? We need specificity here in order to help you.

Also, since you said Red Hat, I have to assume you have an RHN entitlement, part of that entitlement goes to pay for installation support. Have you considered submitting a support ticket with Red Hat on this issue?

FYI, your motherboard, according to the MFG features a NVIDIA MCP68S chipset, NVidia is pretty good about releasing drivers for Linux, chances are pretty good they may have the driver for your chipset. HOWEVER, there is no guarantee of that....

I have to ask, is the disk a single disk, or is this a pair of disks configured as say a RAID 0, or 1? If it is RAID, break the RAID and try the install with the disk as a single drive. Most onboard RAID controllers are software RAID, I would seriously suspect that Red Hat's default kernel isn't compiled with the modules for your RAID, and since it is presenting the RAID group as a software set, not a true block device, it can't recognize it as a "real" disk.

Judging from your BIOS date in 2009, let's assume for a minute, mostly because I admit I am flat ignorant of this board and chipset, but let's assume that it was absolutely bleeding edge at the time that BIOS was written... We can then logically infer that the kernel modules for the chipset (kernel modules in the Linux world are more or less analagous to drivers in windoze), were not yet developed and distributed through to the various Linux distributions. So the EARLIEST Red Hat release that would potentially work with that system board, assuming nobody wasted any time getting the kernel modules written, and then the folks at Red Hat got on the stick and got the modules compiled into their kernel, would be Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 released in March 30 2010. And if you are trying to install from the i586 install media chances are that module just isn't going to be there...

So at the very least, you should be trying to install from RHEL 5.5 x86_64. And you would most likely be better off with RHEL 6.whatever x86_64 to insure compatibility with the more up to date hardware...

Something else to consider. RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) is just that, ENTERPRISE Linux. It's specifically targeted toward those that have big server farms with machines from the likes of Dell, HP, Penguin Computing etc... And while they do a good job of keeping up with system integrators / enthusiast PCs, that isn't their market niche... They are notoriously slow to update kernels and packages, opting for a stable release cycle that businesses and application vendors can rely on. It's a big heavy handed, but it works well. Perhaps using a Red Hat recompile distribution might work better for you, for example the latest CentOS, CentOS 6.3 at present, leaps to mind...