LSI SAS 2008 (mfi) on SuperMicro X8SI6-F
ml at my.gd
Thu Feb 17 12:32:40 UTC 2011
On 2/17/11 1:18 PM, Tom Evans wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Damien Fleuriot <ml at my.gd> wrote:
>> What is sad is that these controllers are becoming very mainstream now,
>> we're getting them more and more on Dell servers , and the fbsd project
>> still struggles with them (for reasons I don't know, might be LSI's
>> fault, might be a lack of resources or interest...)
>> I'm having a very hard time defending the use of fbsd for firewalls at
>> work, with the recent release of debian kfreebsd.
> Forgive my naïveté, but surely kfreebsd would have precisely the same
> issues with the same controllers, since it uses FreeBSD's kernel. Am I
> missing something?
I am not sure, but you make a good point.
Don't get me wrong though, I don't mean to offend anyone when I say the
fbsd project struggles with this driver.
There may very well be very valid reasons like lack of cooperation on
LSI's part, I wouldn't know.
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