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Re: qLogic and wheezy

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 02:50:45PM -0700, Bill MacAllister wrote:
> I would like to try creating a Debian Alpha install disk.  For that
> effort I tried to spin up a wheezy Alpha yesterday and hit a problem.
> The PWS has qLogic cards in it and that is where all of the disks are
> attached.  It looks like the kernel module support is not there for
> the qLogic cards, still.  How do we work around that?
> Though maybe I am doing it wrong.  Here are the steps I followed.
> 1. Install lenny on the system
> 2. Modify sources.list to contain the following lines
>    deb http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian/ unstable main
>    deb-src http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian/ unstable main
> 3. dist-upgrade several times

That's a huge jump of versions all at once.  I would have thought the
new fields in the packages would piss off the old dpkg version in lenny
if nothing else.

> 4. reboot
> Any suggestions?

My scsi cable or scsi disk was broken, so I used IDE on my alpha.
I should try and fix scsi one of these days and try it.

Len Sorensen

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