Re: Incorrect driver getting loaded for Qlogic FC-HBA
From: Rajat Jain
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 01:03:04 EST
On 7/27/05, Andrew Vasquez <andrew.vasquez@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Rajat Jain wrote:
> > On 7/26/05, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 11:02:39AM +0900, Rajat Jain wrote:
> > > > I'm using Kernel 2.6.9 and am having a Qlogic QLE2362 FC-HBA in my
> > > > system. I selected all the Qlogic SCSI drivers while buiding the
> > > > kernel. Now the problem is that every time I reboot, I have to
> > > > MANUALLY modprobe the qla2322.ko module in the kernel and only then my
> > > > HBA works. By default, the kernel loads qla2300.ko, which is not the
> > > > correct driver for the card, and hence the HBA does not work. Here is
> > > > the lspci output:
> > >
> > > "by default" the kernel does not load any modules. That's up to the
> > > hotplug system, or some other package.
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > >
> > > greg k-h
> > >
> > Thanks. I just checked .. that is right. So let me put it this way.
> > When ever I hot-plug my HBA into the system, the driver "qla2300" gets
> > loaded. Where as the correct driver is "qla2322". This evident from
> > the output of "modules.pcimap" file and "lspci". The PCI device number
> > of HBA is 2322. and in modules.pcimap file, qla2322 is supposed to be
> > loaded when this HBA is hot-plugged. But module qla2300 is getting
> > loaded.
> > Any pointers on where could the problem be? Or how should I approach
> > this problem?
> A similar problem was noted with RHEL4, it seems the modules.pcimap
> and pci.ids file were correct, but the pcitable file contained entries
> for all ql[ae]23xx based HBAs to load qla2300.ko.
> It's my understanding that this was fixed for RHEL4 U1. Which distro
> are you using? If you are using RHEL, and are still having problems,
> I'd suggest you file a report with Redhat.
> Andrew Vasquez
BINGO! I AM using RHEL 4. So does that mean I can rectify the problem
by making appropriate changes to "pcitable" file?
Thanks a Ton !
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