[CentOS] Adaptec 6405 and Centos 5.6

Maciej Jan Broniarz gausus at gausus.net
Wed May 11 06:32:59 UTC 2011

Wiadomość napisana przez John R Pierce w dniu 2011-05-11, o godz. 01:51:

> On 05/10/11 3:46 PM, Maciej Jan Broniarz wrote:
>> I am sure it doesn't. I have booted 5.5 and 5.6 in linux dd mode. Then I have loaded the drivers from: aacraid-driverdisk-CentOS.iso . Still, the installer sees no hard disk. I have read somewhere, that the adaptec driver to that controller works only with Centos 5.4, but i need a newer version of Centos. Maybe using drivers from RHEL 5 / 6 would be a better solution here?
> binary drivers are *very* kernel version specific.
> you could install centos 5.4 with those drivers, then yum update 
> everything *but* the kernel

Ok, I'll give it a try. Thanks.


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