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HP Emb SATA RAID Driver for SLES SP1

Aleksey Belousov
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HP Emb SATA RAID Driver for SLES SP1

We have HP ProLiant DL320 G5 Server with SLES SP1 OS without Embeded SATA RAID (disabled in BIOS). After we attach second HDD and enabled SATA RAID in BIOS the OS hangup :( After learninig this problem, i saw that on HP Driver Download Centre has only HP Embedded SATA RAID Controller Driver for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86)version 1.2.5571-5 (15 Mar 07)
The kernels of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10 (x86) supported by this binary rpm are: 2.6.16.21-0.8 SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10.
But my SLES SP1 have kernel 2.6.16.53-0.16 and i don't install driver in kernel. When will appear on HP Emb. SATA driver for SLES SP1 for kernel 2.6.16.53-0.16?
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Steven E. Protter
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Re: HP Emb SATA RAID Driver for SLES SP1

Shalom,

While not speaking for HP, my experience is major OS releases get driver support within 30-90 days.

When planning an installation, its a good idea to checke these detail ahead of time.

You could however get going now by installing a Smart RAID card in the DL320 server.

This would get you up and running immediatley, with hardware raid and better performance as well.

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Aleksey Belousov
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Re: HP Emb SATA RAID Driver for SLES SP1

Today I speak with HP Moscow Support (case 121901507) and support manager Sergey Lobyshev say me that HP don't full support Unix OS and it my problem, My be HP done sometime new driver for HP Emb SATA RAID, but how know? I am very dissatisfied. So this manager advise me speak with Novell for decision of a problem. :/