[plus 9650SE cards] Re: twa(4) update to support 9550SXU/9590SE controllers

Boris Samorodov 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
> >code.

> Hi,
>         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[40] = powerspec 2  supports D0 D1 D2 D3  current D0
>     cap 05[50] = MSI supports 32 messages, 64 bit
>     cap 10[70] = 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
> pci2
> twa0: [FAST]
> twa0: INFO: (0x15: 0x1300): Controller details:: Model 9650SE-2LP, 2
> ports, Firmware FE9X, BIOS BE9X
> 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)

>         ---Mike

> >-Adam
> >
> >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 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 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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