Bug 134099 - BusLogic drivers not loaded
BusLogic drivers not loaded
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-09-29 12:37 EDT by Ryan Finnie
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-27 01:53:40 EDT
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Description Ryan Finnie 2004-09-29 12:37:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
BusLogic drivers are not being loaded during the intial install, nor
can I find them in the manual driver selection list after anaconda
informs me it cannot find a hard drive.

BTW, this install is under VMWare (which is where I do beta
testing/testing before production deployments, and I suspect is where
most of the BusLogic users come from).  I can select an LSI Logic
controller which 4as-beta1 does recognize, but you must select
advanced setup, and it's easy to miss.

Is this truly a bug, or was there a decision to drop the BusLogic
driver support?

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a vmware profile, selecting the BusLogic controller (default)
2. Boot 4as-beta1 cd.

    

Actual Results:  Anaconda will not find the disk/controller, and will
ask to select from a list of drivers, which BusLogic is not a part of.

Expected Results:  Anaconda finds the disk automatically.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-09-29 12:49:11 EDT
the buslogic driver in 2.6 kernels is not maintained and is not of
sufficient quality to ship; the lsi logic controller is the recommened
controller for vmware.

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