Problem updating megaraid_sas

John McMonagle johnm at advocap.org
Fri Apr 9 20:15:52 CDT 2010


Sort of resolved.

I downgraded omsa6 to omsa5 and that was Ok with debian lenny megaraid_sas 
driver.

The xen 2.6.18 kernel is compatable  with the dell megaraid_sas rpm and dkms.

John


On Thursday 08 April 2010 09:48:44 am John McMonagle wrote:
> I have not heard any thing yet and want to get this server back on line.
>
> Do I need to bother upgrading megaraid_sas?
> If I use the xen kernel that I'm planning on it is version 00.00.03.01.
>
> I suspect if I modify the definition of struct scsi_cmnd it would build but
> also suspect would have to rebuild the whole kernel and drivers.
>
> What is the best way to deal with upgrading megaraid_sas?
>
> John
>
> On Tuesday 06 April 2010 09:46:49 am John McMonagle wrote:
> > Have a pe 2950 that I'm upgrading to debian lenny.
> > At the moment using the debian 2.6.26 kernel.
> > I will also need the xen 3.4.2 2.6.18 kernel.
> >
> > I upgraded all the firmware bios etc.
> > I noticed that openmanage gives the following  message:
> > Firmware Version	5.2.2-0072
> > Driver Version	00.00.03.20-rc1
> > Minimum Required Driver Version	00.00.03.21
> >
> > I noticed the xen kernel is even older.
> >
> > I installed dkms.
> > I downloaded the new megaraid_sas rpm from dell.
> > Converted it to deb with alien and installed it.
> >
> > Problem is there seems to be an incompatablity the the kernels
> > scsi_cmnd definition.
> > Get errors like:
> > /var/lib/dkms/megaraid_sas/v00.00.03.21/build/megaraid_sas.c: In
> > function ‘megasas_make_sgl32’:
> > /var/lib/dkms/megaraid_sas/v00.00.03.21/build/megaraid_sas.c:489:
> > error: ‘struct scsi_cmnd’ has no member named ‘request_buffer’
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> >
> >
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