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Thread: SLES 11.1 issues with mptspi - LSI 53C1030 scsi card

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    Re: SLES 11.1 issues with mptspi - LSI 53C1030 scsi card

    Quote Originally Posted by jmozdzen View Post
    Hi lpphiggp,,

    > I'm keeping my eye on that for now, but first, there's also a change log tab, I'm going through that to see if they specifically mention anything about the fusion drivers.

    another bit of information can be gotten via "modinfo mptbase.ko" (or any other module, of course) - it will list the "version" of the module, which is independent of the version of kernel it is compiled against. Comparing the two systems, you can speculate how close these two drivers are "apart".

    And you may of course try to look up the driver source (SP3 reports GPL source for this driver ) and check for the according change logs as well.

    Regards,
    Jens
    Hi Jens,

    Okay, that's weird.. Both test and problem server report
    Version 4.28.00.00suse

    So.. no difference...? except on the working test server, typing mptbase.ko returns an error, while dropping the ".ko" makes it return info.
    Oh, now they both do that. *shrug*

    One good thing.. it says it's **supported**.
    But I still haven't heard back from the Novell tech once I told him it's working on other systems.

    ProblemServer:~ # modinfo mptbase.ko
    ERROR: modinfo: could not open mptbase.ko: No such file or directory
    newctrp:~ #
    newctrp:~ # modinfo mptbase
    filename: /lib/modules/3.0.93-0.5-default/kernel/drivers/message/fusion/mptbase.ko
    version: 4.28.00.00suse
    license: GPL
    description: Fusion MPT base driver
    author: LSI Corporation
    srcversion: 52E0AD7917DF41317427A05
    depends:
    supported: yes
    vermagic: 3.0.93-0.5-default SMP mod_unload modversions
    parm: mpt_msi_enable_spi: Enable MSI Support for SPI controllers (default=0) (int)
    parm: mpt_msi_enable_fc: Enable MSI Support for FC controllers (default=0) (int)
    parm: mpt_msi_enable_sas: Enable MSI Support for SAS controllers (default=0) (int)
    parm: mpt_channel_mapping: Mapping id's to channels (default=0) (int)
    parm: mpt_debug_level: debug level - refer to mptdebug.h - (default=0)
    parm: mpt_fwfault_debug:Enable detection of Firmware fault and halt Firmware on fault - (default=0) (int)
    ProblemServer:~ #

    Paul

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    Re: SLES 11.1 issues with mptspi - LSI 53C1030 scsi card

    whoops... so much for me successfully obscuring the name of the server.. lol

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