[CentOS] Kernel Upgrade and RAID Card

Johnny Hughes jhughes at hughesjr.com
Sun Jul 13 19:37:22 UTC 2008

Ryan Nichols wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Ryan Nichols wrote:
>>> Ok, I've got a RocketRAID 2300 and when i do the update of the kernel 
>>> it breaks the raid card since the OS is on the raid card itself, i 
>>> need to install the driver into the new kernel.. Whats the best way 
>>> to do this? I am reading the manual from the manufacter, but i dont 
>>> see anything as to a new kernel upgrade.
>> If the kernel module is built from an external driver, you can just 
>> copy it to it's place in the new kernel path and then run the command:
>> depmod -a <version>
>> also need to rerun mkinitd like this:
>> mkinitrd /boot/initrd-<version>.img <version>
> Ok, I used -f to get around that.. but now it hates my raid controller 
> and is throwing all kinds of errors...

If it works ok on the old kernel, it should also work OK on the new one.

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