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RE: AIC7xxx drivers Thunder K7x Pro

NO go on the compact install



Paul Matuszewski
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-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Madden [mailto:gomadtroll@gci.net]
Sent: Saturday, May 31, 2003 4:14 PM
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: AIC7xxx drivers Thunder K7x Pro

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On Saturday 31 May 2003 04:39 am, Pigeon wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 04:18:01AM -0400, Paul Matuszewski wrote:
> > Hi all, newbie here.
> >
> > I've installed plenty of non-scsi systems.. but one of the first
> > systems that i am isntalling is not working 'out of the box' per say.
> >
> > It is a thunder k7x pro w/ the adaptec aic-7902W scsi chip onboard
> >
> > I'm trying to get it to work.. but am having a miserable time.
> >
> > Are there drivers available?  and if so.. how do I go about adding them
> > while i'm doing a fresh installation (no other hd's avail except what's
> > on the scsi.)
> At the install CD's boot: prompt enter "compact" to boot/install with
> the so-called "compact" kernel which includes aic7xxx support.

Let us know if this works. I have read another reference to this topic (suse
list) that uses a aic79xx module,(same mb) which isn't available in Woody
kernel sources.
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Greg Madden
Debian GNU/Linux
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