Bug 157420 - megaraid driver doesn't recognize logical RAID drives on install
megaraid driver doesn't recognize logical RAID drives on install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-05-11 11:05 EDT by Jason
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:19 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-28 09:52:08 EDT
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Description Jason 2005-05-11 11:05:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have been unable to install any FC4 test version on my HP LC2000 Netserver because the kernel does not have the megaraid driver builtin, it has the newer megaraid_mbox driver which does not work on the older raid cards.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  download a fc4 test iso
2.  burn to cd
3.  try to install on a hp lc2000 netserver, or any one of the older lsi raid cards.

Actual Results:  I was unable to install FC4.

Expected Results:  I should be able to install FC4, either the kernel needs the driver builtin or I should be able to select the megaraid driver from the list of drivers.

Additional info:

This is a duplicate of bug 138590 which has been open for over six months.  I wanted to open this bug so the people who are doing the FC4 stuff are aware that the problem still exists.  I have been updating 138590, but noone seems interested in fixing it.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-05-17 02:36:14 EDT
both old, and new modules are built.

-rwxr--r--  1 root root  68144 May 13 14:24 megaraid.ko*

-rwxr--r--  1 root root 80832 May 13 14:24 megaraid_mbox.ko*
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 24608 May 13 14:24 megaraid_mm.ko*

You should be able to select the legacy module during the installation.
I'm puzzled. Jeremy ?
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-23 10:49:37 EDT
No one told me the old driver came back :-)  Added megaraid to the module list
that anaconda pulls in.  megaraid_mm is just the management side and so isn't
needed during install.
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2005-06-27 19:14:01 EDT
Mass update for bugs reported against -test:
Updating version field to FC4 final. Please retest with final FC4 release if you
have not already done so. Thanks.
Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-06-27 19:23:58 EDT
Mass update of -test bugs to update version to fc4.
(Please retest on final release, and report results if you have not already done

Comment 5 Jason 2005-06-28 09:52:08 EDT
FC4 final works great with the HP NetRaid 1Si raid card.

Thanks for fixing this.

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