[CentOS] Intel RAID controller

Chris Mauritz chrism at imntv.com
Thu Sep 8 15:21:18 UTC 2005

Mark Belanger wrote:

> I have a dell precision 380:
> http://catalog.us.dell.com/CS1/CS1Page2.aspx?br=6&c=us&cs=555&fm=11210&l=en&s=biz 
> with an Intel Matrix Storage Manager ICH7R RAID Controller
> http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/imsm/sb/cs-020663.htm
> I need to get CentOS 3 installed on this thing but can't
> due to the fact that the controller is not supported
> in 2.4 kernels.
> There is a patch available from http://iswraid.sourceforge.net/.
> Question - Since the installer has the "wrong" kernel, how
> do I go about getting it installed with the patched kernel?

Is CentOS 4.1 an option?  I'm not sure if the ICH7R is supported in the 
newer 2.6 kernels either, but that might be an option for you if you 
can't make CentOS 3.X work.


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