Adaptec ICH5R-S Serial ATA RAID
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Wed Sep 22 15:03:31 PDT 2004
As I mentioned, Soren may not have an ICH5R to test with. If he
doesn't, I can send him a motherboard (no CPU or RAM though) which can
help with this department.
I think it's "too soon" to get this into RELENG_5, to be honest, unless
things happen over the next 7-8 days. -CURRENT is an entirely different
>From what I understand, there's been a lot of work recently on getting
metadata support for different onboard RAID controllers. Soren could
comment on this...
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On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 03:11:46PM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Saulius Menkevicius said:
> > Tim price wrote:
> >>Hi, I'm looking for information regarding current support for the onboard
> >>SATA raid device on the Intel SR1325TP1-E motherboard, listed as Adaptec
> >>ICH5R-S Serial ATA RAID.
> >>We've basically got a server with two 200GB SATA drives configured in a
> >>mirrored array in the above controller. I'm looking for a way of
> >> installing
> >>and running freebsd v4.10 - v5.2.1 in that configuration.
> > Doug Abrisko has patches for 4.10 which (among other things) adds
> > support for the ICH5-R SATA RAID metadata. Look for
> > http://www.ambrisko.com/doug/ata/ata_stable_sata_5.patch.
> > A patch for RELENG_5 is at
> > http://www.nulis.lt/bob/download/intel-raid-patch-releng5. This one has
> > been ported from Doug's patch (with minor changes). Personally I run
> > SATA 2x120GB disk stripe (RAID0) with ICH5-R thus can't tell how it
> > would work in mirror mode.
> Why hasnt this stuff been merged to FreeBD yet? I think a lot of people
> are anxious to see support for this, as most current Intel based boards
> utilize this, and FreeBSD still has not support for it. The chipset has
> been out for a long time now. FreeBSD seems to be really lagging behind in
> hardware support lately.
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