I’m loving such clever pieces of advice There are far too many other far better solutions for backup that aren’t tied to a locally attached tape. The procedure seems pretty clear, and it is hard for anyone to guess exactly what it is that you do not understand. Please type your message and try again. Then I ran yum update which updated system to CentOS 5.

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Adaptec ASC-1045 Quad port HBA SAS/SATA External Controller PCIE

All in all, the transaction was very smooth and painless. If VMware don’t want to add tape drive support for locally attached tape drives, it wouldn’t be necessary, at all. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work adatec without it enabled.

After install of Adaptec x64 Driver 5. Online searches lead me to “mkinitrd”, which sounds like some sort of “make install file” command to my noobie ears. She also facilitated the process by communicating with me and my tech support simultaneously.


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Prior version I had was 5. The disk came with RPM files that look relevent. Please check the manufacturer’s website and use the item’s manufacturer part number to find the most up to date product description.

I don’t know if there is any caveats using it this way but at least it has been working pretty well this far with CentOS 5. The following reading is recommended for new users: Now I don’t know how to get the 2. You can not post a blank message. I highly recommend their service. Simply move myself to another city ASC Part Number s: I don’t know if the tested driver adp94xx. Enclosure management supported via SAS expander support.

Correct Answers – 10 points. Adwptec Adaptec was smart they’d provide a kABI tracking kmod driver not tied to a specific kernel version. I’m disappointed by VMwares solutions. I think now I just need ideas.

Adapted great service and great people to work with. Please type your message and try again. I can run the script directly and I get the same error. What solutions do you would prefer? There are far too many other far better solutions for backup that aren’t tied to a locally attached tape.


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Need help with Adaptec ASC HBA – CentOS

You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Got an info form Adaptec support: After the update Adaptec card stopped working as I expected. She also gave a price break and I needed a W-9 form to set Saitech as a vendor in our system which she provided very quickly.

After that I rebooted the machine and confirmed that the driver was working and HDDs connected to Adaptec were detected. I really hope that we get better driver support from Adaptec soon, or at least new driver compatible with 5.