megaraid still being loaded when megaraid2 already in place

Anjan Dave adave at
Wed Mar 9 13:11:01 CST 2005

I was able to do this on a RHES, latest update, PERC4/DC. Modified the
modules.conf and mkinitrd a new image, boot from it.

>From dmesg:
megaraid: v2.10.8.2-RH1 (Release Date: Mon Jul 26 12:15:51 EDT 2004)


-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Domsch [mailto:Matt_Domsch at] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 9:23 AM
To: Ben
Cc: linux-poweredge at
Subject: Re: megaraid still being loaded when megaraid2 already in place

On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 02:04:22PM +0000, Ben wrote:
> I have a PowerEdge 1750 which I've managed to get to work from install
> the megaraid2 driver by dint of editing the pcitable file in the 
> netstg2.img in a kickstart installation point such that all references
> "megaraid" now read "megaraid2".  However, even though I have
> alias scsi_hostadapter megaraid2
> in my /etc/modules.conf (and nothing else scsi-related), the kickstart

> install loaded the megaraid2 driver and never mentioned megaraid, I'm
> seeing this in dmesg on boot:

kudzu probably put it in modules.conf for you.
Just remake your initrd without 'megaraid' and reboot.



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