3ware 9000 Series SATA Raid and Fedora Core 2 ?

Alexander Dalloz alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Mon Sep 20 21:25:53 UTC 2004

Am Mo, den 20.09.2004 schrieb Erwin Cloostermans um 21:39:

Please do not "hijack" foreign threads by replying to list mails while
you want to start a new topic.

> I recently installed FC2 on a new system containing the following hardware:
> 	Intel Pentium4
> 	Supermicro P4SCi mainboard
> 	3ware S9500-8 raid controller
> 	4x WD sata drives 250GB connected to raid controller
> 	1x WD sata drive connected to maind board (boot disk)
> I'm a Linux dummie and can't get my raid controllor installed. Is there
> anybody who wants to help me ?
> The installation guide of the 3ware controller sais there is a driver for
> linux red hat 9.0
> --> can I use that driver or do I have to recompile the driver for FC2 ?


> The installation guide also says I have to 
> 1) copy the file 3w-9xxx.o from the driver cd or 3ware website to 
> 	/lib/modules/<put kernel string here>/kernel/drivers/scsc/3w-9xxx.o
> --> that worked

No. It worked not. You just copied an incompatible kernel module into
the modules tree of your Fedora kernel. That is pointless.

> TIA, Erwin

It seems to that you have Fedora Core 2 already installed on the SATA
drive connected to your mainboard. So just update to the latest FC2
kernel. It has the needed kernel module.


Alexander Dalloz | Enger, Germany | GPG key 1024D/ED695653 1999-07-13
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