You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Go to original post. Use the distributor’s configuration, if available. If the tape drive is unplugged the system boots OK. We have attempted to try a few other things including disabling the onboard SATA controller in case there was a conflict. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

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When I try tp create filesystem, it runs for about 30 secs counting up the inode tables and then stops. Help with compiling aic79xx driver from adaptec. It can also be useful for building custom kernels on a distribution, as well as to provide the necessary support for a kernel update.


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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Dmesg shows a number of errors: Building and packaging for a specific distribution can vary. Refer to your distribution’s documentation for further details.

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According to the system logs the system is detecting the drive, scsi bus location, firmware etc OK, but just sits there hung at “loading module mptspi”. At present, the latest drivers can be downloaded from:. At present, the latest drivers can be downloaded from Intel’s Web site.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. This appendix contains information and guidelines that describe how system administrators can build the drivers that are needed to support distributions of Linux other than the officially supported xic79xx s described in this document. Adaptec have a driver without RAID, but I am a little reluctant to use it unless the one that comes with the kernel can’t be tweaked to do what I need.

Linux Power User Bundle. It would appear the system BIOS on the 8.

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Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. Adaptec AIC79xx driver version: Use the distributor’s configuration, if available. Try changing the interrupt the card uses F9 on boot and or change slots wic79xx card uses. Search this Thread Advanced Search. Visit the following links: I have also updated the firmware of the Adaptec Lpe from 4.


Ai7c9xx times are GMT This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. This content has been marked as final.

I will post an update as soon as I have one, is there a way of exporting the alt F12 info somehow to a text document?

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I guess it’s the same IRQ Firmware – Network Version: Untar the source into your backup copy of the kernel source, configure the kernel with whatever method you want. Correct Answers – 10 points. Once the installation had completed the server also appears to be a lot more responsive to VM client commands such as scanning the data stores editing guest VM’s etc. The time now is I have the same question Show 0 Likes 0.