Seth, Steve +
Thanks for the suggestions (Steve Lord has also suggested changing
I've not had sufficient time to look into RedHat Qlogic driver, however, I
have now found that the 'qlogicfc' driver that is part of the standard
kernel will work with my HBA (I'm sure last time I tried it with an earlier
kernel it would not initialize/see my RAID units) - so I'll give this a try.
I've also updated to the latest 4.3.15 version of the e1000.o driver from
Will see if these help.
Regards and Thanks
Quoting Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>:
> At 22:06 18-9-2002 +0100, I.D.Hardy@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >I fairly certain its the Qlogic driver for the QLA2200 HBA (driver
> >version 4.27b (I've tried but so far failed to get the more recent
> >5.38.9 driver to work).
> That might well be the case. Have you tried backporting or fetching the
> Qlogic driver found in the Red Hat kernels? The drivers in there are
> heavily cleaned up and fixed. Fixes that are not yet in the opensource
> >The only other possibility (well the only other driver not in the
> >base/XFS kernel) is an intel driver for a e1000 PRO Gigabit Ethernet
> >card (version 3.6.8).
> The e1000 driver does not taint the kernel since it has a GPL license.
> Well, at least the 4.3 drivers do. Maybe check in a newer driver.
> You can find them on the intel site. I use 4.3.2
> The performance is about 400Mbps on a PIII450 and 32bit pci slot.
> [root@lsautom root]# lsmod
> Module Size Used by Not tainted
> nfsd 67840 16 (autoclean)
> nfs 74684 2 (autoclean)
> lockd 47808 1 (autoclean) [nfsd nfs]
> sunrpc 62068 1 (autoclean) [nfsd nfs lockd]
> tg3 40960 1
> e1000 66828 1
> st 27284 0
> usbcore 57632 1
> It might just be your lucky day, if you only knew.