are you looking at the VM or at the physical machine? What is your
exact environment? From your comment I understand that you're running
SLES9 in a VM and am wondering why you do not see the (physical) HBA
inside the VM.

Where did you do the upgrade? Did you swap the physical CPU, then added
more vCPUs to the VM and went for the SMP kernel inside the VM?

Did you have access to the SAN inside the VM before the upgrade?

Recompiling drivers and alike after a kernel change/upgrade is usually
only required if you have vender-supplied source code for specific


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