aic7xxxx versions

Arjan Van de Ven arjanv at redhat.com
Wed Jun 19 14:15:00 CDT 2002


On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 12:42:10PM -0700, Duncan Morgan wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> we recently purchased a poweredge 6450 and opted to install Red Hat
> ourselves rather than go with the Dell factory install.
> 
> RedHat 7.2 uses the version 5.2.4 AIC7xxxc driver rather than the newer one
> that Dell Red hat would have installed (not sure of version number).

we actually ship both, but default to the 5.2.x one

> We are noticing some very poor numbers now with regard to disk writes and
> wonder if this might be the reason.

it's relatively easy to try the other one, just edit /etc/modules.conf and
replace aic7xxx with aic7xxx_mod




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