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Re: Lenny on E4500, esp_scsi won't detect disks

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 06:16:05PM -0700, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
> So, now I have Linux installed. Next task: getting the fibre channel
> working. I'm currently digging through the configuration options on the
> kernel. (Downloaded from kernel.org) I can't for the life of me
> find the Sun fibre channel driver. I could have sworn it was SOC or
> something like that...

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 06:46:56PM -0700, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
> Doing some more digging, it seems that the Sun fibre channel driver is
> missing from recent versions of the kernel, the newest one I've been able
> to find that contains it is 2.6.23. On this kernel, it's in drivers/fc4,
> and Fibre Channel support is a menu option right in the main menu after
> make menuconfig. I can't find this driver in the newer kernels. Does
> anyone know what happened to it? Did it get merged in with another driver?
> I really want to get this A5000 working :)

fc4 was removed in October 2007 with this commit:

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