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Re: Replacing kernel on install CD



On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 23:17 -0800, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 08:00:42AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > > I pulled ata_piix.ko and libata.ko from 2.6.9-48.ELsmp.  This kernel has
> > > support for the SATA chipset I'm trying to install onto.
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 2 problems with this ;)
> > you took the smp module, while the installer kernel is not the smp
> > kernel
> > And... you took one from the wrong version.. you probably need to
> > compile it for 2.6.9-5, and worse, you probably need to full sata stack
> > to go with it (since that grew a lot of features since -5 as well, that
> > the new driver is depending on)
> > 
> > SO... not trivial exercise
> 
> Yep.  Well, easy enough to snag the non-SMP version.  If I can figure out how
> to rebuild the -48 sources with a config similar-enough to RH's config for the
> kernels used to boot the installation CD I may just see if that works.

the boot kernel is just the normal UP kernel so once you figure the
later out you have sorted the "cd problem". Also, Red Hat publishes a
Device Driver Kit you can download for free... that is designed to make
device driver disks for you. Google will know where it is nowadays....



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