Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Sat Jan 13 07:30:51 PST 2007

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 12:01:48PM -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> yOn Wed, 10 Jan 2007, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 05:24:26AM -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> >>On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, John Nielsen wrote:
> >>
> >>Apologies for top-posting.
> >>
> >>I've made some progress with this, but as I suspected, I'm screwed on
> >>"namespace collision".  I.e. I am unable to load a version of twa.ko that
> >>supports my 3ware card because a previous version of twa.ko that does not
> >>support it is already in the generic kernel.  Changing the name of the
> >>loadable doesn't help, either.
> >>
> >>It looks like I might have to make my own release, and my own ISO, using
> >>the driver source from the 3ware site.
> >>
> >>Does anyone have an easier way of doing this?
> >
> >Might some of the following information from 3ware be of help?
> >
> >http://www.3ware.com/KB/article.aspx?id=15003
> This details exactly what I need to do.  However, the drivers that SHOULD 
> be attached to the article are NOT.

No, they were not. The people at 3ware seem to have noticed that mistake
however and now the attachments seem to actually be attached to that

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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