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Bug 157747 - gigabyte ite raid driver named iteraid.o floppy wont read
Summary: gigabyte ite raid driver named iteraid.o floppy wont read
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
URL: gigabyte ite raid driver floppy wont ...
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-05-14 14:28 UTC by john hadley
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-05-16 20:45:47 UTC

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Description john hadley 2005-05-14 14:28:37 UTC
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Description of problem:
This is an IDE hardware raid on motherboard by gigabyte. the driver is listed online at  Drivers are listed for red hat 8 and 9. not fedora. In particular the readme says use a _dos_ formatted diskette and use when prompted at install bootup. The driver does not transfer. How are other unlisted raid drivers loaded? Is redhat 9 iincompatible (the same driver is listed for all versions). 
thanks john hadley

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
tried on fc1 and fc3

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.see above

Actual Results:  install quits

Expected Results:  driver transfers from floppy and shows up on list of raid dricvers to continue install.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-16 20:45:47 UTC
Kernel drivers aren't portable between distributions.

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