Re: Installing Debian on sata drive with adaptec aic-8130 controller V2
Leopold Palomo Avellaneda schrieb:
> - the sata_mv driver doesn't work in a HP proliant ml150 g2 box. Although the
> driver detects the hds, the system is very unusable because of time out of
> access to the hds.
Yes, that was for me the same.
> - the marvell driver is gpl, compiling it in a recent kernel is a
> pain ..:-( However the combination of version 3.4 (patched) and 2.6.8 works
> ok. The version 3.6.1 compile in a 2.6.15 but it give me some errors on the
> device when I load the driver.
I used sarge, so I tested it only 2.6.8...
> - I have only tested on ia32 arch, but I think that it worsewhile to make some
> test in the amd64 arch.
... on and64. It works.
> - I don't know what is the best way in this situation. We have two drivers for
> the same hardware: one of the main company, released in a free licence after
> some time time, and another a free driver, developed by the community that
> doesn't work in some some hardware. What do you recommend?
I wait, until the modul in the kernel is marked stable, then I will
switch to the kernel modul. Up until then I will use the on of the company.