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Re: Installing on SATA drives?



On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 11:40, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 11:14:03AM -0500, Douglas Kilpatrick wrote:
> > 
> > I'm putting together a new opteron box, and have two SATA drives hanging 
> > off a SIS controller. ("Silicon Image Sil3114 SATA RAID controller"
> > 
> This chip is not currently supported by Fedora Core.  You would basically
> have to merge a patch, rebuild the kernel rpms, then rebuild the distro.
> It is easier than it sounds, but  I am not sure on the current stability of
> that driver, when libata was last merged, it was broken on a large
> percentage of systems.

i think the siimage.c patch is okay to merge, but not the sata_sil.c
patch.

i can merge patches, rebuild the kernel rpms, but i'm not sure how to
rebuild the distro.  is that documented anywhere?

thanks

rob.




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