ciss(4) driver in FreeBSD 6.x ...
Philippe.Pegon at crc.u-strasbg.fr
Thu Nov 24 18:03:06 GMT 2005
Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Hi ..
> Having read the man page, there is alot in there that makes me wonder
> whether going with a HP Smart Array P600 is a wise idea ...
> "The Compaq ciss adapters require faked responses to get reasonable
> behavior out of them. In addition, the ciss command set is by no means
> adequate to support the functionality of a RAID controller, and thus the
> supported Compaq adapters utilize portions of the control protocol from
> I'm specifically looking at the Proliant DL360, which has this card
> ... can you provide any comments, or insight, concerning what the man
> page states? Should I shy away from this controller? :(
We have about thirty HP servers (DL360 and DL380) with FreeBSD 5 and 6,
and they seem to work fine with ciss driver. Just this damn bug
(kern/83375) which is not related to ciss driver...
> Thanks ...
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