[CentOS-devel] Areca RAID drivers

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Sep 4 22:32:11 UTC 2007


Phil Schaffner wrote:
> Karanbir provided driver disk images and indicated that kmod drivers
> would be in CentOS-5 Extras, but apparently these never materialized.
> The only src.rpm I could turn up was the last link above, and I did get
> CentOS-5 x86_64 kmod-style drivers to build from that one.  Found other
> indications that these drivers MIGHT be in the standard 5.1 kernel.

Ive been talking to and working with the guys at Areca to get the
drivers sorted, they are also working with upstream to get the driver
included in the upstream kernel, for now - use the dd images I pushed,
that will do-the-right-thing, and follow weak-updates, so you dont need
kmod's for them with the kernels for c5 ( so far ) - I have half a dozen
11xx and 12xx Areca cards in production, and I can tell you that they
totally rock!

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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