[CentOS] [OT] 3Ware 188.8.131.52 firmware for 9000 series released ...
jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Sep 9 17:34:25 UTC 2005
On Fri, 9 Sep 2005 at 7:30pm, Remco Barendse wrote
> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> > You can use the 'fw' driver that 3ware distributes. But, as I mentioned
> > above, in this case it doesn't include the latest firmware, which is the
> > one that actually fixes the multiple-unit bug. So you have to manually
> > flash it from a DOS environment. If you can't shoehorn a floppy in
> > temporarily, have a look at PXE. Or, just wait -- 3ware says on the
> > website they'll be releasing an updated driver with the right firmware.
> Cool, suppose I have the patience to wait, will the fw driver work on a
> running system that booted from the array with a stock CentOS kernel?
Yes. You just need to put the driver in the /lib/modules directory of the
right kernel (in place of the old driver), and then make a new initrd for
the kernel you're running.
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