ULTRA100/66 LINUX Driver (1.00) Installation note [06.JUL.2000] The Device Driver only support RedHat Linux 6.1/6.2 . If your Linux system version is different from RH6.1/6.2. Please, modify the patch file , rh61-u100.pat or rh62-u100.pat , for your Linux system . INSTALL ULTRA100/66 DRIVER INTO AN EXISTING SYSTEM 1. Make sure you have an unmodified source tree under /usr/src/linux. 2. Patch the Linux source under source tree /usr/src : #patch -p0 < [path]/rh61-u100.pat (RH6.1) #patch -p0 < [path]/rh62-u100.pat (RH6.2) 3. Make Kernel under /usr/src/linux to create new Linux Kernel with the Promise information embedded. #make (menu)config : enable items as follow : Block devices/ (enable) Generic PCI IDE chipset support/ (enable) Generic PCI bus-master DMA support/ (enable) PROMISE PDC202xx chipset support #make dep #make clean #make bzImage 4. Copy the newly compiled kernel into the boot directory : cp /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-u100 5. Inform the boot loader about the new kernel to edit /etc/lilo.conf as such : boot=/dev/hda map=/boot/map install=/boot/boot.b prompt timeout=50 **** ADD THIS PART ***** image=/boot/vmlinuz-u100 label=Ultra100 root=/dev/hda1 read-only ************************ 6. Also, update LILO by typing 'lilo' you should see an asterisk next to the label "Ultra100" indicating that LILO is now aware of the new kernel. 7. Reboot. The Promise Patch will be automatically included in the bootable kernel. BOOTING FROM ULTRA100/66 1. Physically install the Ultra100/66 card into the Linux PC. 2. Attach the drive which includes the new kernel to primary channel of Ultra100/66 card. 3. Power on PC. 4. Set "HDD Sequence SCSI First" on BIOS and save it . 5. Reboot. 6. At "boot:" prompt enter : "Ultra100" BOOTING FROM Mother-Board If you want to boot from mother-board, Please remove Promise Ultra100/66 card from mother-board, and attach the drive which includes the new kernel to primary channel of mother-board,and then run the new kernel. ps: If you would like to install two Ultra100/66 cards into the Linux PC , You can issue commands "mknod /dev/DEV b major minor" to create device files "hdix,hdjx,hdkx,hdlx" for IDE4,IDE5 by yourself. IDE0 : first Ultra100/66 primary channel IDE1 : first Ultra100/66 secondary channel IDE2 : second Ultra100/66 primary channel IDE3 : second Ultra100/66 secondary channel IDE4 : mother-board primary channel (major number = 56) IDE5 : mother-board secondary channel (major number = 57)Download Driver Pack
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Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.
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Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.
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