Here is a little bit of a background and where I have progressed since Friday.
Firstly, I had a few questions as to why I would be installing Intel Solaris 8 on a 4300.
I am working on a forensic project, where company A is suing company B this case has been in court since early 2000’s, the hardware/software at the time was Intel Solaris 8 and a Dell Power Edge 4300, so I am replicating the environment.
As for my current progress.
I have found drivers/utilities on the Dell website, one in particular is:
After applying the update I am able to see all six drives during boot and I am able to create a raid1, raid5, raid10, volume arrays, its working on creating a Raid5 currently but the scrubbing process is taking quite a while to complete.
If the above still does not fix the issue of seeing the drives during installation, the next step to try is a MegaRAID driver for Solaris: