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Re: Promise FastTrack drivers for FC2 (CHANGE SUBJECT)



Since this no longer pertains to Promise FastTrack - Please change SUBJECT.

Thanks, Tom

On Tuesday 26 October 2004 16:23, Omar Castañeda Acosta wrote:
> Me neither, I'm running right now 2 servers that use different 3ware 9000
> series cards (one with 2 8-port and another one with a 12-port). One is SMP
> the other UP, and both have the pre-compiled driver found in the update
> package for the kernel (2.6.8-1.521).
>
> BTW, I forgot to say that you must remove the old 3ware driver from
> /etc/modprobe.conf then reboot for the new driver to work properly (at
> least on my experience). It looks like during the installation FC2 treats
> the 9000 card as a 7000/8000 card and tries to load the 3w-xxxx driver, and
> it's left in /etc/modprobe.conf (even loaded into the kernel until you
> manually remove it).
>
> I don't know why it didn't work for you. Maybe you didn't use the full path
> in your insmod command line. BTW, the driver filename doesn't match the
> module name [for 3w-9xxx]. That means:
>
> insmod /lib/modules/2.6.8-1.521smp/kernel/drivers/scsi/3w-9xxx.ko
>
> or
>
> insmod /lib/modules/2.6.8-1.521/kernel/drivers/scsi/3w-9xxx.ko
>
> but
>
> rmmod 3w-9xxx won't work, 'cause the module is called 3w_9xxx
>
> instead use
>
> rmmod 3w_9xxx
>
> I know most of the list readers could find this out by yourselves, but
> sometimes this silly stuff is useful for some begginner who just happens to
> be stuck with something like this.
>
> Omar
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Alexander Dalloz Sent:
> Tuesday, October 26, 2004 4:53 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Promise FastTrack drivers for FC2
>
> Am Di, den 26.10.2004 schrieb Eucke Warren um 23:34:
> > No, he did not say anything contradictory but I wanted to point out that
> > the "later" kernel (2.6.8-1.521), the one that he mentioned, did not work
> > as he said for my build.  All I was saying was that my experience was
> > different and that the 3w-9xxx.ko module does not exist unless you
> > compile it yourself and manually insmod and kick it into operation.  The
> > native support for the 9000 series does not exist with the 2.6.8-1.521
> > kernel but will in future revs...that comes from the 3ware support within
> > the last week.
> >
> > -Eucke
>
> I can not acknowledge this statement!
>
> /lib/modules/2.6.8-1.521smp/kernel/drivers/scsi/3w-9xxx.ko
>
> You see I am running the Fedora Core 2 kernel (just SMP version) and _it
> has_ the requested module. I don't know why you miss it.
>
> Alexander
>
>
> --
> Alexander Dalloz | Enger, Germany | GPG key 1024D/ED695653 1999-07-13
> Fedora GNU/Linux Core 2 (Tettnang) kernel 2.6.8-1.521smp
> Serendipity 00:51:31 up 6 days, 21:31, load average: 0.54, 0.33, 0.50

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Tom Taylor 
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