IBM ServeRAID 7k & 5.3
scottl at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 1 07:56:13 PST 2005
Jeroen Molinger wrote:
> Rong-En Fan wrote:
>> [just for a record]
>> Hi all,
>> It seems ips(4) doesn't support ServeRAID 7k, however I just
>> installed 5.3-RELEASE/i386 on IBM x236 which has ServeRAID
>> 7k installed. Everything looks fine here (I'm running RAID-5 over
>> 4 HDDs).
>> A little problem is that once a HDD fails, FreeBSD doesn't
>> know that unless I reboot it and saw the ips state is DEGRADED.
>> pciconf & dmesg are listed as below:
>> ips0 at pci3:14:0: class=0x010400 card=0x028e1014 chip=0x02509005
>> rev=0x07 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'Adaptec Inc'
>> class = mass storage
>> subclass = RAID
>> ips0: <Adaptec ServeRAID Adapter> mem 0xcfffd000-0xcfffdfff irq 38 at
>> device 14.0 on pci3
>> ips0: Reserved 0x1000 bytes for rid 0x10 type 3 at 0xcfffd000
>> ips0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
>> ips0: logical drives: 1
>> ips0: Logical Drive 0: RAID5 sectors: 430116864, state OK
>> ipsd0: <Logical Drive> on ips0
>> ipsd0: Logical Drive (210018MB)
>> Rong-En Fan
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> Hai Scott,
> Do you know when the 7K will be fully supported. I got a note from IBM
> that they will discontinue the ServerRAID 6M series.
> Best Regards
> Jeroen Molinger
I guess that by 'support' that you are referring to the problem with it
not seeing a failed drive? I really have no idea how that is supposed
to work, if at all.
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