Fusionio driver

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ubuntu 16 (deprecated)

# install fusion io driver. reference https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki/Fusion-io_ioDrive_use_with_Debian
apt-get install -y gcc fakeroot build-essential debhelper linux-headers-$(uname -r) rsync
apt-get install -y libelf-dev

# download driver here http://support.fusionio.com/
# choose ubuntu 16, download all packages listed below and upload to home folder ~/iomemory

cd iomemory
sudo dpkg -i fio-preinstall_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb fio-common_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb fio-firmware-fusion_3.2.16.20180821-1_all.deb fio-sysvinit_3.2.16.1731-1.0_all.deb fio-util_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb
tar xzvf iomemory-v*.tar.gz
cd iomemory-v*
dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us

sudo dpkg -i iomemory-vsl-source_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb 
#sudo dpkg -i iomemory-vsl-4.13.0-36-generic_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb 
# I got some conflict when installing the package above. will fix it manually later.
sudo dpkg -i iomemory-vsl-config-4.13.0-36-generic_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb

# manually extract the package content and copy item into target folder
dpkg-deb -xv iomemory-vsl-4.13.0-36-generic_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb ./extract
cd extract
cp lib/modules/4.13.0-36-generic/extra/fio/iomemory-vsl.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`
sudo depmod -a
sudo modprobe iomemory-vsl
sudo fio-status -a

# now this driver should load fine.

# hold kernel prevent auto kernel version update
sudo apt-mark hold $(uname -r)

lock ubuntu kernel

grep submenu /boot/grub/grub.cfg
submenu 'Advanced options for Ubuntu' $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-advanced-74f18fa3-ec82-4e3c-8656-79a71108a97b' {
grep gnulinux /boot/grub/grub.cfg
# find item you want to lock
menuentry 'Ubuntu' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-simple-74f18fa3-ec82-4e3c-8656-79a71108a97b' {
submenu 'Advanced options for Ubuntu' $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-advanced-74f18fa3-ec82-4e3c-8656-79a71108a97b' {
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 4.13.0-36-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-4.13.0-36-generic-advanced-74f18fa3-ec82-4e3c-8656-79a71108a97b' {
sudo vim /etc/default/grub


sudo update-grub

Build your own for ubuntu 20

# fusion io

sudo apt-get install debhelper dkms -y

# repo https://github.com/RemixVSL/iomemory-vsl

git clone https://github.com/RemixVSL/iomemory-vsl
cd iomemory-vsl/
sudo make dkms

download fio-util_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb from https://link.westerndigital.com/enterprisesupport/software-download.html

sudo dpkg -i fio-util_3.2.16.1731-1.0_amd64.deb

sudo fio-status -a