[plus 9650SE cards] Re: twa(4) update to support 9550SXU/9590SE
bsam at ipt.ru
Fri Apr 13 14:52:05 UTC 2007
On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 17:11:43 -0400 Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 06:44 PM 10/11/2006, adam radford wrote:
> >'vkashyap' is no longer maintaining the 3ware 'twa' driver.
> >'twa' driver in RELENG_6 and CURRENT both support 9550SXU and
> >9590SE controllers at this time. They both have the 0x1003 device ID.
> >I will be sending an update in the near future to support the new series of
> >9650SE controllers, remove bundled firmware (we have a FreeBSD specific
> >userspace firmware update utility), and remove lots of non FreeBSD specific
> We are just in the process of evaluating the new 9650se cards,
> and RELENG_6 does not actually recognize them.
> none1 at pci2:0:0: class=0x010400 card=0x100413c1 chip=0x100413c1
> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
> vendor = '3ware Inc.'
> class = mass storage
> subclass = RAID
> cap 01 = powerspec 2 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current D0
> cap 05 = MSI supports 32 messages, 64 bit
> cap 10 = PCI-Express 1 legacy endpoint
> Are there still plans to integrate support for the newer generation of
> cards into the FreeBSD src tree ? Using the driver off the website,
> it seems to work OK but doing installs this way is bit of a pain
I've done a follow-up to PR/106488:
Those instructions should be enough for testing/committing.
> twa0: <3ware 9000 series Storage Controller> port 0x3000-0x30ff mem
> 0x88000000-0x89ffffff,0x8a200000-0x8a200fff irq 16 at device 0.0 on
> twa0: [FAST]
> twa0: INFO: (0x15: 0x1300): Controller details:: Model 9650SE-2LP, 2
> ports, Firmware FE9X 3.06.00.005, BIOS BE9X 3.06.00.002
> da0 at twa0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> da0: <AMCC 9650SE-2LP DISK 3.06> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-5 device
> da0: 100.000MB/s transfers
> da0: 76283MB (156227584 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 9724C)
> >On 10/11/06, freebsd at bitfreak.org <freebsd at bitfreak.org> wrote:
> >>I just noticed that, based on the commit logs, the twa(4) driver is
> >>still the driver from the 184.108.40.206 release from 3ware. That version
> >>doesn't support the new 9550SXU and 9590SE controllers, the later being
> >>3ware's new PCI Express card. Is anyone currently planning/testing an
> >>update to the 220.127.116.11 release? I tried emailing the only address listed
> >>(vkashyap) in the logs and source, but it bounced. So I'm not sure who
> >>contact. Should this wait until after the 6.2 release?
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