[CentOS] Installation troubles

Chuck Campbell campbell at accelinc.com
Tue Sep 11 21:30:06 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 05:19:07PM +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Chuck Campbell wrote:
> >The system now boots, so I ran a yum update, which updated 156 packages.
> >The kernel was updated too, so I set it up to boot the new xen kernel.
> Depending on the way your Driverdisk is setup - it would have only 
> installed the drivers for the kernel you installed initially. So if you 
> have problems talking to the 3ware drives, try booting from that kernel 
> instead.
> If you want to keep the driver in-place even when the kernel updates, you 
> might want to investigate the weak-updates process and how you might get a 
> driver included into that. Pretty much everything you need to make it 
> happen would be on the system already.

yes, it is a 3ware 9650SE-8ML.

I used the driver disk during the install, and the installer saw the 
raid devices.  I deselected them during the partitioning of the install
disks, and the installed system doesn't see those devices.

I then updated the kernel and the new kernel doesn't see the devices either.

When I boot the old kernel again, it still doesn't see the devices.

Bothe kernels see the card though (looking in /var/log/messages after boot.


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