[CentOS] Re: 3Ware 9690SA

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Sat Jun 7 09:06:18 UTC 2008

Ruslan Sivak wrote:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>> The ones on their standard download page are not compatible with Xen 
>>> kernels according to the release notes.  The ones to be used for Xen 
>>> kernels on x64 is this one: 
>>> http://www.3ware.com/KB/article.aspx?id=15257
>>> That only has a zip file, not an image file.
>>> Russ
>> http://www.3ware.com/KB/article.aspx?id=15257 is the files that go on 
>> a driver disk. I just dl'd it and opened it.
>> I know there is a way to use a driver disk from other media, but I 
>> can't find it, and I'm sure someone on list will remember how.
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Yes these are the files I was using.  It wouldn't let me install with 
> these files on a usb drive or a cdrom, but it worked fine when I put 
> them on a floppy.  I then did an upgrade install of CentOS, and was able 
> to boot into the system.
> The only issue now seems to be that I still can't boot the xen kernel 
> with it.  I tried manually copying the 3w-9xxx.ko from 
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-53.el5/updates to 
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-53.1.21.el5xen/updates, but that didn't seem to help.
> Do I need to mkinitrd or something?

depmod -a <kernel_version>

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