HP Proliant ML110 Adaptec 2610sa Serial Raid Driver Support

Zarth Man zarthman at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 26 21:44:49 PDT 2005

I am having a problem with a newly aquired server and its Adaptec 2610sa 
Raid Controller Card.

Using to onboard configuration I have made mirrored drives which have been 
verified but when I try installing FreeBSD 5.3 its days I have no drives to 
which it can install the operating system.

I did a little research and it seems that FreeBSD 5.3 does not support the 
Adaptec 2610sa Serial Raid Controller Drivers and cannot see the mirrored 

Now I can accross this post where It looks like you can patch a file which 
enables the Adaptec 2610sa.

/sys/dev/aac/aac_pci.c diff
--- aac_pci.c.orig Mon Apr 18 10:27:14 2005
+++ aac_pci.c Mon Apr 18 10:28:41 2005
@@ -134,6 +134,8 @@
"Adaptec SCSI RAID 2810SA"},
{0x9005, 0x0285, 0x9005, 0x0293, AAC_HWIF_I960RX, AAC_FLAGS_NO4GB,
"Adaptec SCSI RAID 21610SA"},
+ {0x9005, 0x0285, 0x103c, 0x3227, AAC_HWIF_I960RX, AAC_FLAGS_NO4GB,
+ "HP ML110 G2 (Adaptec 2610SA)"},
{0x9005, 0x0286, 0x9005, 0x028d, AAC_HWIF_RKT, 0,
"Adaptec SCSI RAID 2130S"},
{0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0}

Now I was wondering how I would be able to make a set of boot floppies and 
or cd that can see the array and whether or not this patch actually will 

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