[CentOS] Kernel Upgrade and RAID Card

Johnny Hughes jhughes at hughesjr.com
Sun Jul 13 19:07:39 UTC 2008


Ryan Nichols wrote:
> Ok, I've got a RocketRAID 2300 and when i do the update of the kernel it 
> breaks the raid card since the OS is on the raid card itself, i need to 
> install the driver into the new kernel.. Whats the best way to do this? 
> I am reading the manual from the manufacter, but i dont see anything as 
> to a new kernel upgrade.
> 

If the kernel module is built from an external driver, you can just copy 
it to it's place in the new kernel path and then run the command:

depmod -a <version>

also need to rerun mkinitd like this:

mkinitrd /boot/initrd-<version>.img <version>

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