Drivers for PERC 3/DC for RedHat 6.2?

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at
Mon Aug 13 00:18:00 CDT 2001

On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Will Dennis wrote:

> Hello,
> I am adminning a new Dell 2550 with the PERC 3/DC RAID controller.
> RedHat 7.1 went onto the machine fine, but now I am forced to wipe the
> OS and install RedHat 6.2 (damn RealServer doesn't support the latest
> C++ libs & kernel!) Even though RedHat's site seems to indicate that

Install the compat-* glibc stuff off of your CD, and you will have 6.2
compatible C++ libs. Everything should run just fine on 7.1 with compat
libs installed.
Michael Brown
Linux OS Development
Dell Computer Corp.

> megaraid.o is a part of RedHat 6.2 and therefore should support this
> hardware, when the install routine gets to looking for a disk to install
> to, it indicates that "no vaild devices were found on which to create
> new filesystems". I assume I need to use a driver disk for this
> controller, and boot the install with "linux dd". Can I find such a
> driver on Dell's site that is ready to use with RedHat 6.2? (I did see
> that your page has a link to the latest tarballs of the megaraid driver,
> but I do not know how to compile it, or if they will even work with
> RedHat 6.2...) Thanks for any help you can provide.
> Will Dennis
> P-Wave, Inc.
> willd at <mailto:willd at>
> <>

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