[CentOS-devel] Areca RAID drivers

Wed Sep 5 12:24:58 UTC 2007
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 23:32 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Hi,
> 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!

Pretty happy with mine also.