Bug 55088 - Wrong driver with Adaptec 2100S RAID card
Wrong driver with Adaptec 2100S RAID card
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 55171
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-10-25 07:17 EDT by Ole Gjerde
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Description Ole Gjerde 2001-10-25 07:17:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
When attempting install of RH 7.2 on a server with a Adaptec 2100s RAID 
card, the installer loads the generic i2o(_block) driver regardless.  It 
seems to work, the partitioning works fine, but when it attempts to format 
it gets to about 30% and "locks up".  The installer is still alive, and I 
can switch to the text consoles, etc.
Instead of the generic i2o, it would be much better to just use the 
dpt_i2o driver from Adaptec.  I'm kinda surprised this driver isn't 
included since it's been in the -ac kernels for a couple months already 
and is rock solid.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to install :)

Additional info:
lspci output for the card:
00:09.1 I2O: Distributed Processing Technology SmartRAID V Controller (rev 
02) (prog-if 01)
        Subsystem: Distributed Processing Technology: Unknown device c03c
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 25
        BIST result: 00
        Memory at fa000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
        Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled] [size=32K]
        Capabilities: [80] Power Management version 2
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-10-29 14:10:55 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 55171 ***

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