[CentOS] Intel RAID controller

Mark Belanger mark_belanger at ltx.com
Thu Sep 8 20:24:57 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?

For the sake of completeness(and people searching the archives)
Centos3.5 has the drivers I need.  Thanks to all who suggested
alternate methods for CentOS versions that do not.


Mark Belanger
LTX Corporation

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