Adaptec AIC7901 and Striping

Andrea Venturoli ml.diespammer at
Tue Feb 7 08:02:27 PST 2006

Necati Ersen Siseci wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Asus Xeon server with Adaptec AIC 7901 SCSI card and two discs.
> I made a RAID configuration for stripping two disks (RAID 0)
> When I try to install FreeBSD 5.4. FreeBSD still see two different
> discs( da0 and da1).
> Do you have any idea about this problem?

IIRC this adapter features HostRAID, which is not supported even in 
newer versions.
However, it is no hardware RAID, so, even if it was, it wouldn't be much 
better than using gstripe.


P.S. I'm installing 6.0 on a new server with an AIC7902 right now... :)

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