Re: FW: Woody and HP DL320G2
Am Di, den 03.08.2004 schrieb IT-at-Challenge um 7:56:
> I am preparing to buy a new HP server, a HP DL320G2, and would like to
> install Woody onto it.
> The questions I have relate to the:
> - On-board NICs, given on the HP site as "Two NC7760 PCI Gigabit Server
> Adapters (embedded)"
> - the ATA RAID controller, given as "Integrated Dual Channel Ultra ATA/100
> Adapter with Integrated ATA RAID 0, 1"
> - video, given as "Integrated ATI RAGE XL Video Controller with 8-MB SDRAM
> Video Memory"
> Will woody with the standard bf2.4 kernel detect the NIC's and RAID
No. The onboard NICs will probably not work with bf24 as they are afaik
based on the bcm57xx chipset which is supported starting from 2.4.19 -
Woody bf24 is 2.4.18. But this is not a real problem...
The ATARAID may or may not work - I have no idea which chipset they are
currently using. Can anyone shed some light on this?
As I'm currently building a website about running Debian on ProLiant
this information would be really appreciated...
> Will I need to compile my own kernel to do this?
You can, but won't have to - at least for the NIC part.
Just download the drivers from Broadcom and compile them against
2.4.18-bf24 and load them during setup (preload modules from floppy).
Or got to my website, grab the modules I've prepared for Woody:
> Or, should I try to use Sarge?
Sarge will probably work out of the box. At least the last time I tried
I could install a DL140 without any problems...
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