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Re: [K12OSN] Woe is me: Onboard SCSI/RAID Controller




Do I have to install another network card into the server to get my eth1?


That's what I did and 'eth1' is now up and my server is on the net.


:o)


Robert Arkiletian wrote:


> Debbie Schiel wrote:
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>>> Which version of k12ltsp did you try the dud disk with before 3.1.2?
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>> I tried my original 4.1.0 and then the 4.1.1
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> I just checked Mr. Gibbs site.
> http://people.freebsd.org/~gibbs/linux/DUD/aic79xx/
> He has DUD disks for the following distros
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> rh Redhat
> rhel Redhat Enterprise Linux
> sl SUSE linux
> sles SUSE linux enterprise server
> ul United linux (i think)
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> I don't see any for Fedora Core so I'm not surprised the DUD did not work.
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>>> Did you use the dud disk with 3.1.2?
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>> No I didn't need it with 3.1.2. RH installed the driver all automatically.
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> I hate to tell you this but the driver that comes with RH9 is old. It may work but I am not using it. I read people had problems with it. I used Mr. Gibbs DUD disk for RH9 i686 with 3.1.2
> I just did a search and I think even 4.0.1 (FC1) with kernel 2.4.22 should have it too. Check this out
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> http://kerneltrap.org/node/view/779
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> search for aic79xx
> So only 3.1.2 needs the DUD not because it won't work, but because the driver is old. Try this
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> cat /proc/scsi/aic79xx/0
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> to see what version you are using. If it's before 1.3.8 I think it's too old. This is my guess, not my experience. I am using 1.3.11
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>> Yes - problems there - The hardware browser picks up only ONE network card but I know there are two...
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> Hmm. try
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> su -
> # ifconfig -a
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> or
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> #lspci -vv
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> to tell you about attached devices. I know they will work with Slackware. type
> "man lspci" or "man ifconfig" if you want to know more about them.
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>> Thanks Robert. I think it's fantastic that everyone has so much advice and expertize to offer and does so gladly.
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> No problem. This is what FOSS is all about.
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> Robert Arkiletian
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