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Re: Dell PERCraid 3/Di

pete@elbnet.com wrote:
>   Has anyone had any luck (experience) compiling a kernel to boot with a DELL
> PERCraid 3/Di (Adaptec AAA-3xx) controller?
>   All my attempts end with a kernel panic because I can't mount /.
>   I am creating a RAM disk image of the modules to load before trying to
> mount / but I get a modprobe error block-major-8, error=2. I tried adding this
> as an alias to modules.conf (alias block-major-8 percraid) but no luck.
>   I have managed to get *one* Red Hat pre-compiled kitchen sink kernel to boot
> (2.2.14-5.0smp) but nothing else.
>   Any suggestions?
> Pete

I'v recently installed a Dell 2400; I used the aacraid patches from the Redhat ftp server
to create a new kernel. However, be sure to use the lates patches. SOme of the older ones
made the system very unstable. We're currently using the 1.06 patches without any

Maarten Vink
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