RE: 3ware 9500S Drivers (mm kernel)

From: Bruce Allen
Date: Fri Jul 16 2004 - 01:57:35 EST

> > > I am also working with Bruce Allen (smartmontools developer) to make
> > > the 3w-9xxx driver work with smartmontools. This shouldn't require
> > > any driver changes.


> I've now checked code into CVS for this, so smartmontools now can be used
> with 3ware/AMCC 9000 series controllers (3w-9xxx driver). Many thanks to
> Adam Radford for his help with this.


> If you don't have the /dev/twa? devices on your system, please run the
> tw_cli or 3dmd tools once: this will automatically create the /dev/twa?
> nodes.

Minor update: for smartmontools to use the 3ware character device
interface it is no longer necessary to create /dev/tw[ae]? nodes 'by
hand'. Smartmontools now does this dynamically, if needed. Thanks again
to Adam Radford.


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