compatability question

Posted on 2009-12-17
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Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I am running RHEL release 4. I'm putting a SCSI card in. The drivers for the card are:

HP U320 SCSI Adapter, SAS HBA with RAID, SCxxXe and SCxxGe Series HBA (x86 and AMD32) - Driver for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86) and (AMD64/EM64T) Update 8

My question is ... does  this mean it will not be compatible with RHEL update 4 ?
Question by:jjc_mn

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sardiskan earned 2000 total points
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Yes, the driver will be backward compatible with update 4. That just means it is also compatible with update 8. There is usually a limit to how far backward a driver will work, but from update 4 to 8 would not be too far...it would be from like RHEL4 to RHEL8 if there were such a thing yet.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31667501
I'll give it a try..


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