Ubuntu 8.04 problems with some DELL servers

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 23 17:47:19 BST 2008

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 02:09:02PM +0200, Ante Karamatic wrote:
> Some DELL's Perc RAID controllers (confirmed for 3/Di on PowerEdge 1650)
> won't work with Ubuntu 8.04. Since this isn't a bug in the kernel, but
> in DELL's firmware, I didn't report it as a bug. Never the less, I
> wanted to warn you about this.
> I suggest adding to release notes that upgrade of Dell RAID controller's
> firmware is needed before doing upgrade or install. More info at:
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9133

Thanks, added to the release notes at

Is there an appropriate pointer to a source for the vendor firmware that we
could include here?

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