Unable to deploy RHEL6.2 using kickstart on Dell R720 + PERC H710P RAID controller + Quad LAN Broadcom network adapter

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Issue

  • Unable to deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 on hardware combination "Dell R720 + PERC H710P RAID controller + Quad LAN Broadcom network adapter"
  • The failure indicates that specified unpartitioned disk or /dev/sdx does not exist meaning that the RAID controller is not properly recognized by the kickstart anaconda installer.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
  • Dell R720
  • PERC H710P RAID controller
  • Quad LAN Broadcom network adapter

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