RocketRaid 622 Driver (rr62x) for Ubuntu Linux Kernel 3.8

More of a reference for myself so that I don’t have to go through this again, but I put together the patches people had in multiple places so that I can install rr62x-dkms on my 12.04 system. Probably a better way to do this, but I’m tired and just wanted to get the system up.

File: rr62x-dkms_1.1_all-3.8.deb

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  1. dave lester

    Thank you *so* much for this. I have been literally losing sleep trying to get my Sans Digital TR4UTBP running under RARING. Wanted to use it as Bacula SD space on a new server I put together. Like an idiot, I bought 4 new 3TB drives without testing the rr622 controller first.

    So, in case you were wondering… your deb is idiot-proof! ;0) Thanks again.


  2. I really can’t take credit for the heavy lifting (patches). I couldn’t find a pre-made deb and after searching for HOURS, I was able to put together those forum posts to patch and make one for myself. I believe this deb will work up to kernel 3.10, so be careful updating the kernal past that.

    • dave lester

      Thanks for the heads up! This server is going to combine the functions of a few essential servers here at home. I am making myself a promise to just lock it down and *never* put on unnecessary maintenance or updates.

      Of course, that has always been an empty promise I make to myself. ;0) This time I have some motivation to keep the server pure. Thanks again!

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