STL2 onboard Adaptec controller problems with Kernel 2.4.2

Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 18:02:19 EST


I recently tried to upgrade to the 2.4.2 kernel from the 2.2.x kernels on a
STL2 motherboard and it appears the kernel can not detect the onboard SCSI
controller. I have even tried the patches from to bring the aic module up to 6.1.4
with still no luck. Has anyone gotten this to work?

I get the following error during booting when I compile the aic7xxx as a
module. I have also tried compiling it into the kernel with no luck.

Loading aic7xxx module
/lib/aic7xxx.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
invalid IO or IRQ parameters
ERROR: insmod exited abnormally
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprob -s -k block-major-8, errno=2
VFS: Cannot open root device "802" or 08:02
Please append a correct "root=" boot option
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:02

The system is configured as follows

Intel STL2 motherboard.
512MB Ram
Segate ST318451LW 18.2GB ULTRA160 HD
Redhat 7.0 with all updates
updated modutils to the latest version.
Full Reiser FS

Any ideas anyone?

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