[svlug] Treasure trove...

Mark Jaffe markie at ydl.net
Mon Oct 2 12:06:28 PDT 2006


Karen,

I remembered that I was given an install CD containing Windows  
drivers for the card combination. How difficult/possible at all is it  
to extract binary drivers for the card from a Windows installer and  
make it work on linux? I seem to recall somewhere this being done...

Mark
On Sep 26, 2006, at 12:59 PM, Karen Shaeffer wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 12:01:11PM -0700, Mark Jaffe wrote:
>> Karen,
>>
>> Bad news; installing the PCI HBA caused an error-tone at boot-up. I
>> have not had time to try it in another machine.
>>
>> Mark
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> Try this, and let us know what happens. Go into the
> BIOS settings and disable the PCI slot that the HBA is
> plugged into. This will likely let the kernel boot. And
> the kernel ignores the BIOS once it is up and running
> anyway.
>
> I still want to get my hands on one of them... (smiles ;)
>
> Thanks,
> Karen
> -- 
>  Karen Shaeffer
>  Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
>  shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com
>
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Mark Jaffe
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