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Re: [clean] RE: [SLE] SuSE 9.2 and Adaptec 2100S SCSI RAID
check out this website, http://i2o.shadowconnect.com/, these are the
guys supporting the i2o driver on linux....joe


On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 11:23 +0100, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> > > > > > Hiya!
> > > > > > I'm trying to get SuSE 9.2 up and running from a system with an
> > > >
> > > > Adaptec
> > > >
> > > > > > 2100S SCSI RAID controller, and I want to run the system entirely
> > on
> > <etc.
> > >
> > > I reinstalled using the i2o_core and i2o_block drivers, the system now
> > runs
> > > fine, but I can't use any of the Adaptec utilities to manage the arrays
> > and
> > > have it send me warning e-mails. For that I'll need the Adaptec drivers.
> > >
> > > Do you happen to know where I can find them? I've surfed around on
> > > Adaptec's site but I haven't found anything useful, it seems like the
> > only
> > > release pre-built binaries for systems up to kernel 2.4, and the sources
> > > doesn't seem to be available either.
> > >
> > > Anders.
> >
> > Not more than a couple of weeks back, Phillipp Thomas said this as part of
> > the
> > thread [SLE] Installing SuSE 9.2 onto Adaptec HostRaid:
> >
> > >It's unfortunate that I cannot get hardware raid to work,
> >
> > Complain to Adaptec who don't want to offer an open source driver or at
> > least the specs to enable the community to come up with a driver.
> >
> > Philipp
> >
> > So it seems maybe Adaptec support is limited by their own policies. Seems
> > a
> > pity.
>
>
> Yep.. They offer me to get the 2130SLP or 2230SLP instead. Which of course
> would make me swap motherboard as well since those two doesn't work in
> 32-bit PCI slots. I could fix that, but those controllers cost more than
> twice the cost of the motherboard. Geee..
>
> They don't want to release newer drivers for any *nix, but they still update
> the Windows 2000, XP and 2003 drivers. Like any serious server owner would
> run a Windows server?
>
> Anyway, there must be a solution to this somewhere, it's just the question
> of finding it. I can run i2o_core and i2o_block, but then I can't use the
> alert system. This really is annoying.
>
> Anders.
>
>
>


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