Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: "Pablo Andrés Martikian" <pablomartikian@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-sparc] QLA2xxx
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 16:23:08
Message-Id: BAY123-W9DADEFE7186376E3DAFE1D1060@phx.gbl
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] QLA2xxx by BRM
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@×××××.com > Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] QLA2xxx > To: gentoo-sparc@l.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 > -- > gentoo-sparc@l.g.o mailing list >
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