List Archive: gentoo-ia64
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Wesley Krasko wrote: [Tue Apr 18 2006, 08:55:03PM EDT]
> Ok, so to start, I ran some decryption (perl script) tests for my college
> proffesor on a number of campus servers and my laptop (my laptop runs gentoo).
> Basically, my laptop doubled the speed of the fastest campus server, so my
> professor is very impressed and we believe it is partly due to Gentoo (vs
> Redhat on the campus Servers). So....he wants me to install Gentoo on one of
> the campus owned IA64 boxes to run some more tests. I came in to do this last
> night, but the IA64 Live CD would not recognize the scsi controller/drives. I
> thought perhaps it is not supported (LSI Logic/Symbios Logic 53c1010 66MHz
> Ultra3 SCSI Adapter (rev 01)) but found it odd that there were actually no
> controller drivers in /lib/modules/kernel-version/kernel/drivers/
> Can someone clarify if this controller can be used before I attempt an install
> again? Thanks.
Sure it should work. If the driver is missing, that's a mistake on
Specifically what livecd are you trying? What is the machine to which
you're attempting to install? If you snoop /proc/config.gz after
booting the livecd, what does it say concerning your driver?
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