[CentOS-devel] 32 bit Centos 7

Fri Jul 25 17:44:29 UTC 2014
Scott Dowdle <dowdle at montanalinux.org>


----- Original Message -----
> > Upstream has also "abandoned" a significant number of hardware RAID
> > cards and network cards in EL7.  I have a few HP Proliant 64-bit
> > servers that are about 6 or 7 years old... and the RAID card isn't
> > detected in 7 where it was in 6.  I've heard a few other people
> > mention the same thing with regards to their NICs.
> What's the model? If you say "Promise", I don't blame upstream. Those
> things were *horrible*. And a lot of RAID cards frankly weren't, they
> offloaded a stack of the processing to the main CPU, with the result
> of fragile integration and poor performance. Real RAID cards became
> more and more difficult to find on hardware at about that time, cheapo
> onboard controllers were replacing RAID cards. And oh, lord, those
> MegaRAID chipsets weren't much better than Promise. I always had good
> success with 3Ware: they just worked, and they cooperated with Linux
> in getting the drivers working well.

See chapter 24 of the Release Notes for a full list.  There are quite a few:


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