No storage info from OMSA 5.1 on Debian Etch

Alessandro FAGLIA a.faglia at
Tue Feb 6 01:20:39 CST 2007

Alessandro FAGLIA wrote:
> Patrick_Boyd at wrote:
>> There are specific version of the mptlinux (aka mptscsi, aka mptsas)
>> driver needed in addition to the mptctl driver. First I'd make sure that
>> these modules are loaded and if they are and you still have problems
>> compare your versions to the drivers listed on 
> In the kernel configuration (v2.6.19), under "Device Drivers" > "Fusion 
> MPT device support", I configured items as follows:
> - Fusion MPT ScsiHost drivers for SAS (built-in)
> - (128) Maximum number of scatter gather entries (16 - 128)
> Other items have not been compiled, neither built-in nor as modules.
> By means of lspci I can see the storage controller:
> 02:08.0 SCSI storage controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS1068 PCI-X 
> Fusion-MPT SAS (rev 01)
> What else whould I include in teh compilation in order to fix my issue?
> How can I determine the version number of the MPT SAS driver compiled in 
> my kernel?

I tried to run OMSA on the kernel provided by Etch (2.6.17-2-686) but no 
way. I cannot retrieve info on storage.

Any clue?


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