Linux w/Compaq Proliant & Smart-2 SCSI Controller

Linux w/Compaq Proliant & Smart-2 SCSI Controller

Post by Jason Garci » Thu, 27 Mar 1997 04:00:00

I have a Compaq Proliant 1500 with the Smart-2 Wide SCSI Controller... its
got a symbios chipset (scsi controller)...

I need to install Linux on this machine... Its been running Win-NT
(perfectly fine), but were moving into faster os's for our server
equipment, and linux was chosen... we already have another clone running

Nyways..  My problem is that I need scsi support for this controller under
linux... Ive called compaq about this, and quite bluntly they told me THERE
ARE NOT DRIVER FOR LINUX. Well, thats kinda hard to swallow.  Does anyone
have any suggestions... or better... know where I can get drivers for it?

Compaq does support SCO/Unix on this controller.. maybe it would be
somewhat easy to rewrite the controller drivers for linux? (I dont know
much about SCO...)

Posts are OK, but Im sure to get Email...

Thanks in advance...

-Jason Garcia,
On-Line PLUS Administration