Installing with updated modules ?

Carpenter, Dean Dean.Carpenter at
Mon Apr 2 14:53:51 PDT 2001

I'm going to be installing Scyld in a couple of days on a dual cpu system
with a Dell Perc3/DCL raid adapter (Dell PowerEdge 1550).  This is supported
by the megaraid.o module, version 1.09 and above I believe.  

The 27bz-7 CD installs with megaraid 1.07, which does *not* support that
card.  What should I do to install with the updated one ?  I seem to recall
it asking about a driver disk during the test install I did quite some time
ago (right after LinuxWorld :) but how would that handle a module that
already exists ?

What format should that modules disk be in ?

Lastly, it looks like I'll have to update the config.boot and/or the pci.ids
file.  The Perc3/DCL raid card is reported as 101e:1960 by lspci, which
isn't listed in /etc/beowulf/config.boot or in /usr/share/pci.ids.

Any specific procedure to follow to install on this beast ?

I suppose another method would be to install RedHat 7.0 as per Dell, then
apply the Scyld rpms over that ...

Dean Carpenter
Principal Architect
Purdue Pharma
dean.carpenter at
deano at
94TT :)

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