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I have an Ubuntu Server setup (Ubuntu 12.04) as a cache server. I want to install a FusionIO card so as to run the operating system and applications from the card and have the Hardware Raid as the cache storage.

Anyone with ideas can be helpful.



Regards.
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by:Mazdajai
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Did you download the driver from fusionio? The steps to install the card should be the following:

1. Install the fusionio driver and set up worker process.
2. Reboot and load the module.
3. Configure LVM, check status with fio-status.
4. Mount file system in fstab.

http://kb.fusionio.com/KB/c4/linux-specific.aspx
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by:SWAlvin
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I GET THESE ERROR TOWARD THE TAIL END OF BUILD:

include/linux/kern_levels.h:10:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/include/fio/port/linux/kfio.h:40:0: warning: "KERN_WARNING" redefin      d by default]
include/linux/kern_levels.h:11:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/include/fio/port/linux/kfio.h:41:0: warning: "KERN_NOTICE" redefine       by default]
include/linux/kern_levels.h:12:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/include/fio/port/linux/kfio.h:42:0: warning: "KERN_INFO" redefined       y default]
include/linux/kern_levels.h:13:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/include/fio/port/linux/kfio.h:43:0: warning: "KERN_DEBUG" redefined      by default]
include/linux/kern_levels.h:14:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c: In function âkfio_pci_get_secondary_busâ:
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c:441:58: error: âstruct pci_busâ has no member named âseconda
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c: In function âkfio_pci_get_subordinate_busâ:
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c:446:58: error: âstruct pci_busâ has no member named âsubordi
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c:447:1: warning: control reaches end of non-void function [-W      e]
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c: In function âkfio_pci_get_secondary_busâ:
/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.c:442:1: warning: control reaches end of non-void function [-W      e]
make[3]: *** [/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source/kfio.o] Error 1
make[2]: *** [_module_/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-29-generic'
make[1]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/iomemory-vsl-2.3.11.183/driver_source'
ERROR:
make: *** [build-arch-stamp] Error 1
dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2

AS SUCH DRIVER PACKAGE IS NOT CREATED IN ORDER TO PROCEED WITH SETUP
KERNEL IS: 3.8.0-29-generic (from uname -r)
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I would suggest contacting FuisonIO as they provided driver package because you are asking support for closed-source package.
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by:SWAlvin
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Support gave the right firmware
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