[CentOS] [OT] 3Ware firmware for 9000 series released ...

Remco Barendse redhat at barendse.to
Fri Sep 9 17:20:27 UTC 2005

On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Aug 2005 at 9:20am, Bryan J. Smith wrote
>> Claims to have fixed the write performance issues with
>> multiple volumes.  Haven't tried it personally (I do not have
>> a 9500S card, and I have only installed one once for a
>> client).
>> NOTE:  This ( is an actual, formal, supported release
>> -- not an unsupported engineering release.
> It does seem a bit rushed, though, as the firmware included in the driver
> is *older* than the firmware one downloads separately as part of the
> codeset.  ??

Is it possible to upgrade the firmware from CentOS? I'm using CentOS 4 
with the built-in kernel module.

The box doesn't have a floppy drive or anything so it's no so easy to 
update from floppy. My boot volume is on the 3Ware


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