Re: storcli: howto crossflash Fujitsu PRAID400i to LSI3008 HBA?

From: Chris <bsd-lists_at_bsdforge.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:26:12 -0700
On 2021-06-23 08:15, Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 01:04:59PM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> I have a bunch of Fujitsu PRAID400i Controller from some servers we switch 
>> to
>> FreeBSD driven systems and ZFS. I will not use RAID controllers with ZFS so 
>> I
>> tried to cross flash these controllers, but without any success. The DOS 
>> tools
>> I use produce on several mainboards a PAL error. The motherboard's UEFI I
>> uitilise doesn't provide a UEFI shell, so at that point it seems I'm stuck. 
>> I
>> found the FreeBSD port storcli, but the tool doesn't crossflash - or it 
>> doesn't
>> reveal its magic knobs to do so.
> 
> You can download an UEFI shell online and use it to boot on a USB
> thumbstick or something.
> 
> https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/tree/UDK2018/ShellBinPkg/UefiShell
> 
> I've used that in the past to update multiple IBM M1215 and a 9400-8i8e.
Yes that's true. But the tools provided by the different vendors are
unreasonably particular about their environment. So I've found that
"one size does not fit all". :-( But who knows? Maybe it'll work?

--Chris
Received on Wed Jun 23 2021 - 15:26:12 UTC

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