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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.2.18-pre20 AMI Megaraid & Dell Percraid drivers
On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Byron Stanoszek wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Brian Marsden wrote:
> > 2.2.18pre20 (still) hangs on boot when it gets to the part where it
> > detects the MEGARAID card.
> >
> > This is a shame, since 2.2.18 with NFS3 would be very nice on a big
> > filestore such as the one this is running on.
> I've been running the megaraid and aacraid patches on our Dell 2.2.18 pre16-20
> kernels for almost 2-3 weeks now. We are now classifying these machines in the
> 'production state' as they have been stable for me throughout the duration of
> our testing and benchmarking process.
> The patches below are mutually exclusive and patch cleanly with 2.2.18-pre20.
> I have not written them, but have cleaned them up a little and have performed
> at least 2 weeks of extensive testing on them. Alan, if you will please,
> include these patches in the next kernel (2.2.19 if anything) which will fix
> the megaraid hanging problem and support Dell's Percraid controller (for 2/si,
> 3/si, and 3/di models).

I can confirm that the megaraid patch applies fine, boots fine and (so
far) works fine.

Thanks, Byron!


Brian Marsden Email:
TSRI, San Diego, USA. Phone: +1 858 784 8698 Fax: +1 858 784 8299

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