[CentOS] Re: [Xen-users] Pb with 3ware 9550SX-4LP / high IO activities

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Sep 27 15:48:52 UTC 2006

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 at 5:24pm, Michael Kress wrote

> Hi,
> it's a 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X.
> see
> http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon800/E7520/X6DH8-G2+.cfm
> There must be something different about the way the kernel and its
> components are composed and unfortunately I don't have the knowledge to
> find it. Under the kernel that came with CentOS (2.6.9) the controller
> works perfectly, it's only the 2.6.16 that comes with xen that produces
> trouble. Is there any more debug options I could activate to provide
> more details?

What version of the 3w-9xxx driver comes with the xen kernel?  The 4.4 
CentOS update kernel contains a fairly recent version, and I wouldn't be 
surprised if 2.6.16 has an older, less stable one.  If that's the case, 
it's rather easy to update 3w-9xxx.

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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