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Driver Update Disk for the a320raid driver

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(Last modified: 26OCT2004)


solutions Driver Update Disk for the a320raid driver SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4a05eca3d51458969b50ef5cb2835af8)

Applies to

Package: a320raid-3.00.037-SLES8-SP3.floppy
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Release: 20041026
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This driver update disk adds support for Adaptec Hostraid SCSI.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Adaptec Hostraid SCSI is not supported by SLES 8 GA.

Solution

Please install the driver update disk provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

In order to install this driver you need to perform the following steps:
  1. First, download the disk image (for the URL please see below) Copy the file a320raid-3.00.037-SLES8-SP3.floppy to a floppy disk: dd if=a320raid-3.00.037-SLES8-SP3.floppy of=/dev/fd0 bs=8k
  2. For installation follow the appropriate step depending on your boot media:
    • If you boot the system from CD, you only have to insert the driver disk; the installer will pick up the updated driver automatically.
    • If you boot from a floppy disk, press <ALT> when the boot screen is shown. The installer will prompt you for the driver disk later on.

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