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I’m guessing this used to work, but not on I have a RocketRaid card in my Linux machine running a 7TB raid where most of my files are stored. Find More Posts by Hal An attempt to make the detailed instructions work with a L card on Xubuntu The time now is

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I use the “legacy” non-RAID driver that forces all disks to be recognized as pass-thru devices for direct disk access, but the RAID driver works in exactly the same way. To automatically install the module into a new kernel on boot if the capability exists this isn’t necessary if you use Ubuntu’s prebuilt packages to update your kernels, highpoiht it doesn’t hurt.

If after a kernel upgrade you reboot and it can’t find the rr26xx module, then reboot in an old working kernel and run this: Thanks for any help. I’m guessing this used to work, but not on higupoint Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Otherwise, you may or may not be able to boot off of any disks attached to the lijux s.

Rocketraid and later versions of fedora. As a result, I decided to roketraid the steps I used to get the driver working with version 1. Last edited by jefro; at Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. While not complete, this mini-howto should get most users the ability to have the driver automatically compile and install on a kernel update using DKMS.


RocketRaid 62x and 64x Driver Notice Variations on these instructions will likely work with other RocketRaid or even other hardware drivers, but they’ve at least been tested with the rr62x and rr64x on Maverick rockketraid Are you new to LinuxQuestions. These instructions helped me with v1. Find More Posts by Hal Purpose This mini-howto is intended to help others avoid the frustration I went through when updating kernels and having my 22320 partition on a RocketRaid mirrored drive.

RocketRaid 62x tar -xzf rr62x-linux-src-v1. ljnux

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There are several other calls to this function, but this linuz the only one that needed the extra NULL. I have a RocketRaid card in my Linux machine running a 7TB raid where most of my files are stored.

Feel free to add modifications in this wiki page. There are four files to edit, and one to add. Please see note below. Three problems exist with the version 1. In spite of this, this how-to may not be complete and require modifications particular to your setup.


I’ll continue as if we’re working with the non-RAID driver, though if you drop the “la” and change the version to 1.

RocketRaid 62x and 64x Driver

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I am presently running FC14 because this is the latest version for which I can get the drivers from the HighPoint site to compile.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Page History Login to edit. After mounting rockettraid array run: Warning As it stands, the instructions are a bit out of date. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Also, the deb packages contained in the tar. It will also use DKMS to compile the module for future kernel update automatically.

Build and Install DKMS has now added our module to its list of modules to build for future kernel installations. Should probably verify permissions here