[CentOS] Intel RAID controller
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Sep 8 15:41:12 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-09-08 at 11:24 -0400, Mark Belanger wrote:
> Chris Mauritz wrote:
> > Mark Belanger wrote:
> >> I have a dell precision 380:
> >> http://catalog.us.dell.com/CS1/CS1Page2.aspx?br=6&c=us&cs=555&fm=11210&l=en&s=biz
> > Is CentOS 4.1 an option? I'm not sure if the ICH7R is supported in the
> > newer 2.6 kernels either, but that might be an option for you if you
> > can't make CentOS 3.X work.
> The controller will work in RH/Centos 4. At this time I am
> bound to RH/Centos 3.
I would presume that you could use the method that I employed last month
to build the kernel module for the older megaraid controllers to install
CentOS 4 on the system.
The outline is fairly simple.
Find a machine that is running the same kernel that the CentOS installer
is using. Install the kernel-devel (or in the case of CentOS 3, you
probably need the kernel-sources), make the module, put the module on a
floppy disk and insmod the module before trying to install.
provides the longer view with a link to the original concept but mind
you, these are for CentOS 4
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