Is HostRAID supported under FreeBSD???

Geoff Speicher geoff at speicher.org
Wed Sep 22 13:40:41 PDT 2004


On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 08:27:26AM +1200, Marcos Biscaysaqu - ThePacific.net wrote:
> Hi there.
>    Thanks for the information, but running the patch as: patch -p0 < 
> intel-raid-patch-releng5 on  /usr/src/dev/ata create error to recompile 
> the kernel, Im running freebsd 5.2.1. Im missing some thing else?

Yes, you are missing the fact that the patch is against RELENG_5, which
is considerably newer than 5.2.1.  Do a cvsup with the RELENG_5 tag and
try the patch again.

Reference:
	http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html

Geoff

> 
> thanks
> Marcos Biscaysaqu
> ThePacific.net
> 
> 
> Saulius Menkevicius wrote:
> 
> >Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> >
> >>Yes, it is supported, however the RAID portion is not.  I'm still
> >>waiting on Soren and crew to get metadata support for the RAID portion
> >>of the ICH5-R -- this RAID controller is purely software-based, it is
> >>not a hardware RAID solution.
> >>
> >>In English: the controller will work fine as a standalone SATA
> >>controller, with the RAID option disabled.  We have a couple SuperMicro
> >>5013C-T servers which do this.  You can use FreeBSD software RAID
> >>(ataraid, ccd, or vinum) to accomplish goals instead.
> >>
> >>If Soren needs hardware to play with, I can gladly send him a
> >>P4-based motherboard.  RAM and CPU will be his own problem though... :)
> >> 
> >>
> >I have a patch for RELENG_5 which I ported from Doug Abrisko's patch 
> >for 4.10 that adds support for ICH5-R RAID metadata. Personally I use 
> >the RAID-0 mode, thus can't tell how well it would work in RAID-1.
> >
> >The patch is at 
> >http://www.nulis.lt/bob/download/intel-raid-patch-releng5.
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