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Re: FC9, "missing syscalls" kernel target, and Promise Fasttrak TX4650 controller



On 12/21/08, Philip A. Prindeville <philipp_subx redfish-solutions com> wrote:
> I was going to build an RPM for the modules for the Promise FastTrak
> TX4650 PCI-e RAID controller for FC9.
>
> Their support website claims it's supported "in-box" in FC9, but it
> turns out that's not true:
>
> $ lspci -v -s 02:00.0
> 02:00.0 RAID bus controller: Promise Technology, Inc. Unknown device 3f20
> 	Subsystem: Promise Technology, Inc. Unknown device 3f22
> 	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
> 	I/O ports at dc00 [size=128]
> 	I/O ports at d800 [size=256]
> 	Memory at fbeff000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
> 	Memory at fbec0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K]
> 	Memory at fbefc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
> 	Expansion ROM at fbe80000 [disabled] [size=256K]
> 	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
> 	Capabilities: [70] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
> 	Capabilities: [94] SATA HBA <?>
> 	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
> 	Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel <?>
> 	Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 01-00-00-00-02-00-00-00
> 	Capabilities: [170] Power Budgeting <?>
>
>
> so...  I downloaded their drivers from their website:
>
> http://www.promise.com/upload/Support/Driver/FT%20TX4650-2650%20Linux%20Kernl%202.6%20PSC%20v1.1.0.12.tgz
>
> (Yes, I realize it will taint my kernel... and it doesn't include all of the
> source.)
>
> I tried to build it, but getting into the kernel directory:

Don't start there. Start with the README of the source you downloaded.

jerry

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