aac, aaccli no longer work on 7.

Thomas Vogt freebsdlists at bsdunix.ch
Tue Feb 12 16:29:51 UTC 2008


Ed Maste wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 10:29:36AM +0100, Thomas Vogt wrote:
>> Ian FREISLICH wrote:
>>> The system is amd64 SMP.  The last kernel I have that works is
>>> 7-CURRENT(i386) circa July last year.  Does anyone know whether
>>> amd64 is the issue, or whether the aac driver has just dropped
>>> support for aaccli or if there is a newer aaccli available from
>>> Adaptec?  Or, has Adaptec just dropped FreeBSD support?
> Adaptec has deprecated aaccli, and it turns out it doesn't work with
> their recent drivers (which are in 6.3 and 7.0).  I still need to get
> this indicated in the port.
>> Try ports/sysutils/arcconf. It should work with most adaptec
>> controllers. Unfortantly you have to install adaptecs kernel module to
>> use all feature with arcconf. I guess apdatecs kernel moduls are only
>> available for 6.x (32/64bit).
> The driver in 7.0 and 6.3 should provide the same support as Adaptec's
> precompiled kernel modules.  Please let me know if this isn't the case.

Yes. the driver in 7.0 and 6.3 works fine. But if you want to use all
SET* and GET* features or the rescan option with arcconf then you have
to use Adaptecs precompiled kernel modules. Only a few commands are
working with arcconf and the freebsd default driver.


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