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Old 12-25-2003, 08:27 PM   #1
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driver or modules

How can I get a driver, module, for this device?
Dell Power Edge Expandable RAID Controller 2/DC

Here is a link to the User's Guide

I need it to install suse on a server, suse can see the raid but it will not boot after you install "kernel panic" on 8:02
Old 12-27-2003, 01:51 AM   #2
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not sure but is raid compiled into your kernel, if not you may need to recmpile a kernel with raid because modules don't load until after the kernel loads and if the kernel is on the raid it needs to know how to work with it. I am by far no expert, but I have had some experience with similar issues dealing with ext3 fs with kernel on it.

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that's true.

But you can try and look if there's a corresponding initrd.2.X.X.img in your boot directory for the suse kernel you try to boot. As a general idea, initrd is an image file used to load those drivers needed for the initial booting. Just your problem.

I think once I booted a Dell Poweredge with a RH8 bootdisk, and then I solved the rest.


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