Using Dell-provided MegaRAID driver?

Tino Schwarze linux-poweredge.lists at tisc.de
Mon Sep 14 11:55:44 CDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 09:53:15AM -0700, John Oliver wrote:
> [joliver at testbed ~]$ dmesg | grep megasas
> megasas: 00.00.04.08-RH2 Tues. May 5, 11:41:51 PST 2009
> megasas: 0x1000:0x0060:0x1028:0x1f0c: bus 1:slot 0:func 0
> megasas: FW now in Ready state
> [joliver at testbed ~]$ /usr/sbin/dkms status
> megaraid_sas, v00.00.03.21: added
> 
> If it's "added", why isn't it being used by the kernel?

You need to install it explicitly using the "dkms install" command. But
I wouldn't do that since 4.08 is supposed to be a lot newer than 3.21.
I'm using 00.00.04.01 which was shipped with OpenSUSE 11.1 and it works
perfectly.

HTH,

Tino.

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