It's a hardware kinda day at Linux Today, apparently. Here's
another hardware-oriented piece on how to configure Linux on the
Promise FastTrak cards.
"It seems that there are more people out there using Promise
FastTrak cards than I could have ever imagined. Luckily, shortly
after all my distraught users informed me of their problems they
were having on Red Hat 7.1, Promise e-mailed me looking to solve
this information. Armed with your anger (well, maybe not) and
problems, I'm hoping I've taken the first step to tackling this
"New drivers seem to solve a lot. Long past are the days of
difficult recompiles or only using Red Hat 7.0 or 6.2. After many
hours of working with a fellow FastTrak user and someone inside
Promise, we've got Red Hat 7.1 drivers with a 2.4 patch on the
"The reasons for the delays? Everything from documentation to
problems with on-board controllers came up. While multiprocessor
systems are not supported yet, I've been promised by Promise (I was
waiting to say that) that they will have the SMP drivers up and
running in a matter of weeks (about the same time-frame as the 2.4
patch), along with a patch for those on-board controllers. These
drivers don't work on them -- I've tried it."
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