Phil Schaffner spake the following on 9/4/2007 2:34 PM: > I have a CentOS-4 server with an Areca RAID that I would like to update > to CentOS-5. Have been building my own CentOS-4 RPMS based on > bodgit-n-scarper SRPM, but that is a kludge of a spec file that needs to > be hand-edited and rebuilt for each kernel. > > http://www.bodgit-n-scarper.com/download/centos4/SRPMS//kernel-module-arcmsr-2.6.9-22.0.1.EL-1.20.00.07-1.src.rpm > > Google found various interesting things for CentOS/EL-5: > > http://www.karan.org/blog/index.php/2007/04/26/p168 > http://faq.areca.com.tw/modules/smartfaq/faq.php?faqid=303 > http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=1958 > http://www.ehoeve.com/Centos5-Experimental/ > http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/smeserver/releases/testing/8/smedev/SRPMS/arcmsr-kmod-1.20.0X.13-184.108.40.206_8.1.3.el5.src.rpm > > 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. > > Before I proceed with a roll-your-own approach again, I would like to > inquire about the possibility of CentOS support for Areca RAID. Will > Extras or Plus kernel support be forthcoming? Should I hold off for > 5.1? > > Thanks, > Phil ftp://ftp.areca.com.tw/RaidCards/AP_Drivers/Linux/DRIVER/RedHat/Redhat-EnterpriseLinux/RHEL5.0/ -- MailScanner is like deodorant... You hope everybody uses it, and you notice quickly if they don't!!!!