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From: Pablo Andrés Martikian <pablomartikian@...>
Subject: RE: QLA2xxx
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 17:22:09 +0100
To install the 2007.0 cd you have two kernels. You selected 2.6.20 when in fact you should do [TAB] and select the 2.6.17

Pablo

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> Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:21:05 -0700
> From: bm_witness@...
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] QLA2xxx
> To: gentoo-sparc@g.o
> 
> I started trying to work on the system; however, we ran into a few
> problems with it. I haven't been able to get the 2007.0 CD working
> because of the aforementioned issue - it also doesn't list an obppath,
> loading, or data files for the QLA controller under /sys/devices - so
> following the instructions previously provided is impossible. :-<
> 
> I have located the device:
> 
> /sys/devices/pci0000\:00/0000\:00\:04.0
> 
> uDev is on the 2007.0 CD, and loads the module, but has problems.
> Here's the dmesg output from the 2007.0 CD using the 2.6.20 kernel:
> 
> http://tinyurl.com/2l2zw4
> 
> I also managed to find the CD I used on another system - a 2006.1 CD.
> It boots and detects the QLA controller just fine - but uses the older
> method where the firmware is built into the kernel. However, it is
> unable to spin up the hard drive for some reason - it does detect it.
> Here's the dmesg output from the 2006.1 CD using the 2.6.17 kernel:
> 
> http://tinyurl.com/3ck8t7
> 
> Any tips? Is the hard drive bad? I'm not sure where to go from here,
> and I need to get this at least with the basic OS on it before the
> 29th.
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Ben
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