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# 1  
Old 10-31-2006
Drivers

I seem to be having a driver issue installing a PCI SCSI card. Any ideas where I can track these down.. I can't seem to find them on the OS install disk. I'm using AIX 5.3.

cfgmgr: 0514-621 WARNING: The following device packages are required for
device support but are not currently installed.
devices.pci.4f110600:devices.pci.4f110600:devices.pci.pciclass.078000
devices.pci.scsi:devices.pci.059020f6:devices.pci.0590c000:devices.pci.pciclass.010000
# 2  
Old 10-31-2006
looks like a load more bogus file sets from cfgmgr!
what adapter is it?
is your media is of a late enough TL to actually support the adapter?
with TLs, rather than MLs IBM are introducing new device support.
if your media is not up to date, order a media refresh at the latest TL from your IBM sales person or business partner or go here:
https://www14.software.ibm.com/webap...ssm&lang=en_US
and fill in all the boxes.
i have noticed of late that new stuff confuses config manager and it asks for some very odd filesets.
# 3  
Old 11-01-2006
The adapter is an Adaptec SCSI card 39160
Dual Channel Ultra 160 SCSI

It will be used to connect an Ultrium 3 tape drive.
# 4  
Old 11-01-2006
"The adapter is an Adaptec SCSI card 39160" - well ask adaptec for a driver then, unless it is a pSeries feature code don't expect IBM to provide a driver for it.
If it is an IBM pSeries / system P feature then tell us the feature code and we'll try and tell you the filesets you need to use it.
# 5  
Old 11-06-2006
Is there a document which states clearly that this particular card is officially supported on a pSeries with AIX?
# 6  
Old 11-06-2006
Not that I can find. IBM only support IBM adapters on pSeries / System P these days.
If the adapter is a genuine Adaptec adapter you will need to search for an Adaptec driver for AIX.
If you do find an Adaptec driver IBM will not support it on the adapter in a P system.
Given the lack of responce from the AIX fix site:
http://www-912.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/fcgui.jsp
(I tried 4.3, 5.1 and 5.2)
and google I think you wll not find what you are after from IBM.
Hint: if you want to search a particular site in google use a search argument like:
site:ibm.com key words
and you will only get results from domains that end in "ibm.com"
# 7  
Old 11-07-2006
In that case I would rather try an adapter with a supported chipset, e.g. LSI 53C896 (U2W) or some QLogic 1080/1280.
I'm currently not sure which one is supported, but the 44P-170 workstation has onboard LVD, so this chipset might work.
The only RISC machine where I know that Adaptec works, is my UP2000+ Alpha machine.

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