I’m assuming this is due to incompatibility with newer kernels, but I have no idea Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified Then I noticed that the module that’s been prebuilt into the kernel is still quite old: Supported Supported by Linux kernel?

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Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? There is a precompiled command line tool ipssend available from the vendor CD and IBM’s dumplog archive.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

The driver is in the main kernel as of 2. LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified I had some problems with Adaptec SA. I try to install fusion driver to centos 6. MPT Fusion drivers and linux kernel 3. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures.

Could not locate mptbase. This worked beautifully on my kernel 2. This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.


Its sources for Linux systems are available but the license is not specified. Minimum status information is OK or degraded i. It will log a ligne to syslog when something failed and will send you a mail. This is not compiling a kernel, just preparing kernel symbols Storing current. RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool.

smp_utils(8) – Linux man page

The following criteria is being considered: So far so good. You must run a dkms build for kernel 3. Debian-Installer Is the hardware supported by the Debian-Installer?

To me it tells their code was approved by Linux kernel maintainers and they stopped offering a separate driver package. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form. Some find it easier to use graphical tools.

This tool comes from LSI. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I’m assuming this is due to incompatibility with newer kernels, but I have no idea The driver package uses DKMS to compile and install the modules. Some linux tools are available on a CD included with the controller. The above is strictly from generic experience, I haven’t looked at the code.


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Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. An opensource reporting tool named mpt-status has been developped. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

BB code is On. I’d really like to update this driver as I’ve experienced problems with the older version in the past. Latest version seems to be provided as afaapps