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Re: [SLE] Silicon Image sil3112a: is this CRAP?
  • From: peter Nikolic <p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 09:08:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405170908.20189.p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 17 May 2004 08:17, Hans du Plooy wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 19:18, SuSE Ground Zero wrote:
> > I am tring to load sata_sil.ko. It loads perfectly but in
> > dmesg doesn't show some new scsi devices. I got just the
> > message "libata version 1.02 loaded." and thats all.
> > Do I have to recompile the kernel with config_broken or
> > something else?
> >
> > Linux kcore 2.6.4-54.5-smp #1 SMP Fri May 7 21:30:47 UTC 2004
> > i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> >
> > SuSE 9.1 the latest stock kernel from online update.
>
> I'm posting this back to the list because I don't have any SATA
> drives in my machine to noodle around with, and all the SATA
> raid machines I've worked with worked out of the box, so I
> don't have any experience troubleshooting them.
>
> But let's give it a shot. Is this raid setup on the card
> itself, or in hardware? The last machine I did had 3 discs
> striped on the card itself. SUSE 9.0 and 9.1 both saw one big
> disc - /dev/sda
>
> Maybe there are parameters you have to specify. Have a look in
> the kernel source directory - there maybe something in the
> module source - commented information on what options you could
> specify with it.
>
> Also, have you tried using the "disc controllers" module in
> yast2?
>
> --
> Kind regards
> Hans du Plooy
> Newington Consulting Services
> hansdp at newingtoncs dot co dot za

--
Now corresct me if i am wrong but did not someone not too long ago
point out that the devices would be IDE ie "Hdd Hde Hdf Hdg" ect
ect ect ...

pete .

G6NJR Pete otherwise known as "Quinton 11"

A Linux Only area Happy bug hunting M$ clan

Pete,,,,, :-)


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