Kenneth D. Merry ken at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 8 08:42:04 PDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 15:34:27 +0200, S?ren Schmidt wrote:
> Martin Nilsson wrote:
> >Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> >There are Supermicro boards with Intel/Marvell SATA controllers that 
> >have Adaptec HostRAID bioses, drivers for linux (binary only) are 
> >available in ftp://ftp.supermicro.com/driver/SATA/
> >There are no mention of these divers on Adaptecs site, from the included 
> >readmes they seem to be called AAR
> >
> >As we sell Supermicro, I have different boards to test with if needed.
> I have what I need to do support for the Marvell chip on those boards 
> except the HW to test on. If anyone know of a PCI based Marvell 
> controller and can get me one delivered on my doorstep, we can have 
> native marvell support added to the ATA driver in a resonable short time...

I believe the boards sold by RAIDCore/Broadcom might fit the bill:


They have a BIOS that understands RAIDCore metadata, though, so that won't
help you write any code deal with Adaptec metadata.

Kenneth Merry
ken at FreeBSD.ORG

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