ok, here's the story:
a compaq presario 3000.
---> an on board ncr53c8xx.o scsi card: this is loaded by the installer.
---> two smart2 (smart 3200, supposedly supported by cpqarry.o) cards
loaded in the presario. we're using the dual channel daughter card so
we supposedly get two scsi busses per card.
---> i think the way it works is that the smart2 array controller
actually has ncr53xc8xx.o scsi controllers on them.
---> right now we have one disk loaded attached to one of the channels
of the smart2 array controllers.
problem? only the onboard scsi gets detected. doing a ctrl-alt-f2
gives a bash prompt where i can run insmod cpqarray. this returns a
status of 1, ie it fails (fun fact for any newbies that get this far
(see it hasn't been a waste): 0 is true in the shell, all other numbers
false). so, why?
any knowledge of this particular setup or general knowledge about
loading multiple scsi drivers would be appreciated.
btw, anyone know what support compaq might want to provide an
installation using linux and compaq servers "out the wazzoo" (yankism)?
not sure what the higher ups would shell for, but it would be nice to
know my options. the current count is 8... if you happen to know you
might ring me at 087.680.4153...
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