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

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Sep 9 18:11:27 UTC 2005

On Fri, 9 Sep 2005 at 8:12pm, Remco Barendse wrote

> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

> > Yes.  You just need to put the driver in the /lib/modules directory of the
> > right kernel (in place of the old driver), and then make a new initrd for
> > the kernel you're running.
> OK, thanks. Sorry for my next question, how do I create the new initrd 
> and how do i specify which drivers to (not) include in the new initrd?

For the current kernel, I did this to upgrade the 3w-9xxx module:

cd /lib/modules/2.6.9-11.ELsmp/kernel/drivers/scsi/
mv 3w-9xxx.ko 3w-9xxx.dist
cp ~/src/driver- 3w-9xxx.
cp 3w-9xxx. 3w-9xxx.ko
cd /boot/
rm initrd-2.6.9-11.ELsmp.img 
mkinitrd initrd-2.6.9-11.ELsmp.img 2.6.9-11.ELsmp

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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