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

Michael Kress kress at hal.saar.de
Wed Sep 27 16:51:30 UTC 2006

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> 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.

xen as of version 3.0.2 includes kernel 2.6.16 which seems to include
 3w-9xxx.c:#define TW_DRIVER_VERSION ""
Does this help you to find out more?
Regards - Michael

Michael Kress, kress at hal.saar.de
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