[CentOS] Installing a .ko file?

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Sun Apr 11 02:04:18 UTC 2010


Slack-Moehrle wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I am trying to add a 3Ware 9500S-8 RAID controller to a CentOS 5.4 box. 
>
> I have the drivers from 3Ware and they seem to be a .ko file (which I presume is like a .kext on OSX)
>
> How do I install these? Searched turn up people talking about Kernel panics with .ko's but I dont see anything that points to to installing one so I can use the card. 
>   

Have you tried it without installing the vendor driver? That board 
should be old enough to be supported natively. I use 9550SX boards 
without any problems.

-- 
Benjamin Franz




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