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RE: [Xen-devel] xen + debian packages + megaraid driver

To: "michal urbanski" <michal@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] xen + debian packages + megaraid driver
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 22:22:40 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] xen + debian packages + megaraid driver
> I'm trying to make a domain0 2.6.10 kernel for a Dell SMP box, and as
> such I need to have the megaraid driver compiled in. I found some
> semi-official looking debian [1]packages for xen 2.0.4, and 
> this is the
> process I followed:
> 1) installed fresh kernel sources for 2.6.10
> 2) instaled those debian packages for xen
> 3) ran /usr/src/kernel-patches/i386/apply/xen to patch vanilla sources
> 4) did "make ARCH=xen menuconfig" at source toplevel to 
> configure kernel
> now, at this stage, I was unable to select the driver I wanted from
> device drivers->scsi device support->scsi lowlevel drivers. Normally,
> this is where one finds the megaraid driver, but after 
> applying the xen
> patches, almost no lowlevel scsi drivers are available 
> (nothing, except
> for "Serial ATA Support" and "SCSI Debugging Host Simulator".

Not sure what's going on here, but I just checked our xen-2.0-testing
tree and all the low level drivers are available on the config menu
(including both the nexgen and legacy megaraid drivers). Maybe this is
specific to the debian patch.


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