[CentOS] Re: [Xen-users] Pb with 3ware 9550SX-4LP / high IO
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Sep 27 20:04:10 UTC 2006
Michael Kress spake the following on 9/27/2006 12:44 PM:
> Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
>> On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 at 6:51pm, Michael Kress wrote
>>> xen as of version 3.0.2 includes kernel 2.6.16 which seems to include
>>> version 2.26.02.005:
>>> 3w-9xxx.c:#define TW_DRIVER_VERSION "2.26.02.005"
>>> Does this help you to find out more?
>> Yep -- that's a rather old version, which is especially bad for the
>> 9550 series boards. CentOS 4.4 has version 2.26.04.010.
> Well, I downloaded the driver from 3ware, but the newest driver I could
> find was v2.26.02.007.
> version 2.26.04.010 must be something specific to centos (that makes
> centos so stable with that device ;-) )!?
> btw, I feel like all these pilgrims pilgering to magic fountains to get
> the water from there because it reliefs pain from peoples' back. :)
> Sep 27 21:30:53 matrix kernel: 3ware 9000 Storage Controller device
> driver for Linux v2.26.02.007.
> Sep 27 21:30:53 matrix kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:04:01.0[A] ->
> GSI 48 (level, low) -> IRQ 21
> Sep 27 21:30:53 matrix kernel: 3w-9xxx: scsi2: Found a 3ware 9000
> Storage Controller at 0xda300000, IRQ: 21.
> Sep 27 21:30:53 matrix kernel: 3w-9xxx: scsi2: Firmware FE9X
> 3.04.00.005, BIOS BE9X 3.04.00.002, Ports: 4.
> Sep 27 21:30:53 matrix kernel: Vendor: AMCC Model: 9550SXU-4L
> DISK Rev: 3.04
> And I have a disappointing message: the kernel dump even arrives earlier
> when doing an mkfs.ext3
> Whereelse can I have a look?
> Should I unpack the kernel-2.6.9-42.0.2.EL.src.rpm, apply the patch and
> get that source to include it into xen or won't it work as of centos
> specific patches?
> Thanks - Michael
You can find the newer driver under the fedora core 4 level. I don't think
3ware has officially released it as an addon for other distros, but RedHat
seems to have picked it up and added it to their kernel.
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