[CentOS] HP ML110 G6: how to update kernel with HP hpahcisr raid driver installed

Dario Lesca d.lesca at solinos.it
Thu Sep 30 05:26:32 EDT 2010


Hi!

I have install Centos 5.5 on HP ProLiant ML110 G6
with RAID-1 hardware active.

(00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset SATA RAID Controller (rev 05))

I have follow this suggest:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=3984625&prodNameId=3984626&swEnvOID=4006&swLang=13&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=MTX-d7a175cef91649e7ab86653b61

... start with "linux dd" and, at the end of setup, 
install the hpahcisr into kernel 2.6.18-194.el5PAE

But after reboot if I run a "yum update" and reboot, the new kernel not
contain the driver hpahcisr for new kernel and I get a kernel panic. 

The question is:

How to update to last kernel without lost the proprietary driver?

It's possible?

Where is the new driver for new kernel?

Many thanks.

-- 
Dario Lesca <d.lesca at solinos.it>



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