Compiling MegaRAID module

syn uw syn_uw at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 13 14:50:01 CDT 2003


Ok so how do you change the default driver in the kernel for the megaraid 
driver from ftp.lsil.com in the Linux kernel ? Or is there maybe a quick doc 
or howto somewhere about that ?

I am planning to use the megaraid driver 1.18i as suggested by Matt Domsch 
himself.

Regards


>From: Álvaro Palma <apalma at custodium.com>
>To: Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
>Subject: Re: Compiling MegaRAID module
>Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 14:10:38 -0400
>
>Mensaje citado por syn uw <syn_uw at hotmail.com>:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I just downloaded the MegaRAID Linux module driver from ftp.lsil.com now
> > I've got one .h and one .c file but unfortunately no Makefiles. What is 
>the
> > exact parameters which I need to pass to gcc to compile this driver ?
>
>Better than that, download a kernel source, change the default driver for 
>this
>one and compile the custom kernel. I tried to compile the driver 
>separately, but
>it didn't work, even after rebuild the RAMdisk, always got kernel panics at 
>boot.
>
>BTW, what version of the megaraid driver did you download? I advice you to 
>try
>the 2.00.7 (patched for 2.4 kernels), it works a lot faster (aprox twice) 
>than 1.18.
>
>--
>Atte.
>Álvaro Palma
>
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