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Bug 4206 - Tekram SCSI Controllers with Tekram Chipset support
Summary: Tekram SCSI Controllers with Tekram Chipset support
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Everything (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Michael Cohen (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-06-26 18:29 UTC by Tom Laermans
Modified: 2005-03-25 11:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Tom Laermans 2002-06-26 18:29:31 UTC

I tried to install Gentoo but failed because my SCSI controller is not 
supported natively by the kernel. SuSE however has support in their self-
patched kernel, and i could just run that, but i'd really like to run gentoo on 
this machine.

"patches" and descriptions for some distributions can be found <- 
here, is there any way you could include the Tekram chipset patch in the gentoo 
kernel distribution, so I could boot from the Gentoo CD and just modprobe the 
tekram module for my Tekram SCSI adapter?

Comment 1 Michael Cohen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-07-16 22:09:29 UTC
working on it for mjc-sources...
Comment 2 Chris Gianelloni (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-03-25 11:24:50 UTC
Moving these so we can remove the "Install CD" component from "Gentoo Linux".

I apologize to everyone for this spam, but according to the bugzilla developers,
this is the only reasonable way to do this.