[CentOS] CentOS 8 LSI SAS2004 Driver

Sun Sep 20 13:42:46 UTC 2020
William Markuske <wmarkuske at gmail.com>

Thanks for the responses everyone. Yes ELRepo not EPEL... Guess I just
need to read more carefully. So used to EPEL it didn't even occur to me
they were stipulating a different repo.


On 9/20/20 3:14 AM, Phil Perry wrote:
> On 20/09/2020 04:16, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 8:04 PM William Markuske
>> <wmarkuske at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I've recently been given domain over a number of supermicro storage
>>> servers using Broadcom / LSI SAS2004 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-2
>>> [Spitfire] (rev 03) to run a bunch of SSDs. I was attempting to do
>>> fresh
>>> installs of CentOS 8 and have come to find out that RedHat deprecated
>>> support for a number of HBAs for 8 including all running the SAS2004
>>> chip.
>>> Does anyone know if there is a driver available for this chip from a
>>> third party repo? My google searches have led me to believe that EPEL 8
>>> has a kmod-mpt3sas package but it does not seem to exist though
>>> multiple
>>> blogs have stated otherwise. If anyone knows if there is a solution for
>>> CentOS 8 that would be great or if I have to roll back to CentOS 7 for
>>> card support.
>>> Thanks,
>>> William
>> It is ELRepo, not EPEL. :)
>> http://elrepoproject.blogspot.com/2019/08/rhel-80-and-support-for-removed-adapters.html
>> Akemi
> I'm pretty sure your device requires the kmod-mpt3sas driver from
> elrepo (not EPEL!), but would need to see the pci device id (from
> 'lspci -nn') to be sure.
> If you are installing to this device, disk ISO images for the driver
> are available for use at install time:
> https://elrepo.org/linux/dud/el8/x86_64/
> Make sure you pick the image that matches the point release you are
> installing (e.g, el8.0, el8.1, el8.2 etc).
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