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SCSI install problem

So this is a "must rebuild kernel" item. It came pre-configured from Dell
with no SCSI devices so I imagine that the SCSI stuff ain't in there.


At 11:14 AM 11/9/99 -0500, Brian Conway wrote:
>> I have never added a drive to a linux box, so can someone clue me in where
>> I begin???
>> Here's what I've got laying around:
>> Intel based linux box running RH6
>> Adaptec 2930 Ultra SCSI adapter
>> Seagate 10/20GB TapeStor (travan) tape drive and tapes.
>> Any help or pointers to help will be greatly appreciated.
>I pulled together a card and a few disk and tape drives along these
>lines a few months ago, and it was a rather simple process.  Basically,
>just install the card and recompile the kernel with the appropriate scsi
>card and tape and/or disk drive support.  I had tar up and working with
>the tape drive within minutes of finishing the compile.  I'm sure
>there's a mini-howto along the same lines out there.
>Brian Conway
>dogbert at
>You wouldn't buy a car that would break down every morning on your way
>to work.  Why would you use an operating system that does the same?
>                -- Anonymous Coward

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