i386/100160: [mfid] Perc5i: additional symptomatic info
on virtual disk detection issue
ps at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 6 09:47:03 PDT 2006
date: 2006/06/20 22:41:44; author: ps; state: Exp; lines: +77 -202
Instead of using scsi probes to do device discovery, use the firmware
commands to grab the device listing. This resolves issues using
multiple volumes, where each volume was actually internally pointing
to target 0.
Bucky Jordan wrote:
>> In the meantime if anybody else is aware of another work around of fix
>> for this, I appreciate hearing about it.
> I've got almost the same setup- 6.1 amd64 RELEASE, a 2950 with 6 drives
> attached to the Perc5/I SAS Raid controller. Right now I've got the
> whole thing configured as a RAID5x6 disks and it seems to be working
> I was able to also create smaller RAID sets (for example, a 4 disk
> RAID10) without an issue, and I did not have to remove extra drives.
> Someone (on -hardware I think) mentioned that the problem recognizing
> multiple virtual volumes is addressed in 6-stable, but I have not had
> the chance to try it out. I will post the results if/when I do.
> - Bucky
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