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    I'm Stumped

    Hi there......

    i have a problem getting my RAID Controller (SiI 0680 chipset) setup under linux properly.

    here is some useful information which hopefully will help u help me


    00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS645 Host & Memory & AGP
    Controller (rev 01)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS 530 Virtual PCI-to-PCI
    bridge (AGP)
    00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 85C503/5513
    00:02.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS7001 USB Controller
    (rev 07)
    00:02.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS7001 USB Controller
    (rev 07)
    00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev d0)
    00:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
    00:09.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! MIDI/Game Port (rev 07)
    00:0a.0 Communication controller: Conexant HSF 56k HSFi Modem (rev 01)
    00:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (
    rev 11)
    00:0b.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11
    00:0c.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139
    C+ (rev 10)
    00:0d.0 RAID bus controller: CMD Technology Inc PCI0680 (rev 02)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV20 [GeForce3 Ti 200] (re
    v a3)

    I think the controller is at the end of the list here....RAID bus controller: CMD Technology Inc PCI0680 (rev02) the way cmd is silicon image.

    the thing is is that it detects my two 120gb hd's fine but SEPARATELY

    I have found however on the following:

    These companies have support for ATA-133 chipsets in Linux.

    AEC-6880 M, AEC-6280, M chipsets by, ACARD Technologies.
    SiI680,CMD680 chipsets by, CMD Technologies.
    HPT302, HPT371, HPT372, HPT374 chipsets by, HighPoint Technologies.
    PDC20269, PDC20270, PDC20271, PDC20274, PDC20275, PDC20276, PDC20277 chipsets by, Promise Technologies.

    As u can see my Sil680/CMD680 chipset is what gives? how do i get it to work like it does in windows? its set up in the bios ok.

    Oh by the way i'm new to linux and am not that good at comandline stuff. So unfortunately you will have to explain stuff in annoying detail...sorry..

    Any help is much appreciated

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    New Zealand
    first thing, what distro are you using. eg. redhat, mandrake, suse?

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    i knew i forgot something....

    I am using Red Hat 9


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