Experiences with 3Ware 9500-Series and 5.2 CURRENT?
vkashyap at amcc.com
Wed Jun 16 17:50:09 GMT 2004
> > Hi there,
> > i just sold my Promsie FastTrak S150 SX4 due to missing
> Raid 5 support of ataraid. I really wanted to get it running
> with FreeBSD 5.2 CURRENT, but the wait was too long :(
> > I thank Soeren Schmidt for his work and patience.
> > Now I know want to buy a 3Ware 9500S-4LP.
> > My desired configuration will be a Dual-Athlon on a Asus
> A7M266-D with 4x 120gb, 7200 rpm, 8mb cache (western digital).
> > - Does anybody use such a controller and in what configuration?
> > - How stable is the current twa?
> > - Do the CLI and 3DM Tools work?
> > Thanks!
> > Patrick
> UPS just delivered by controller :)
> I will install it and reinstall freebsd this evening.
> I want to start with a clean 5.2.1 install. But does it
> already support this controller? I mean is twa included in 5.2.1?
> if not, what is the best way to install freebsd with that controller?
> I don't want to start with a CURRENT-snapshop, i made bad
> expierences with that.
> Updating a clean 5.2.1 is my preferred way...
> Any ideas?
twa is not part of 5.2.1. If you want to install the OS on the
9000, you would have to have the driver on a floppy and do a
Configure->Load KLD from sysinstall, during installation.
twa has been qualified on 4.9 and 5.2.
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