New port: sysutils/megacli waiting to commit
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Thu Nov 12 22:20:33 UTC 2009
Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> Miroslav Lachman writes:
> | Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> | Hi,
> | I am little confused by all these MegaRAID utilities available in ports.
> | (I am new to LSI MegaRAID).
> | I have new Dell R610 with PERC6 identified as:
> | mfi0:<Dell PERC 6> port 0xfc00-0xfcff mem
> | 0xdf180000-0xdf1bffff,0xdf1c0000-0xdf1fffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci3
> | mfi0: Megaraid SAS driver Ver 3.00
> | What is the recommended tool to monitor (and manage) the state of the
> | PERC6 array?
> To monitor, I use syslog :-). I set in loader.conf
> so I see everything logged to dmesg/syslog of all events.
> To manage it I use a custom tool but MegaCli should work.
> There is a new tool that was added to freebsd "mfiutil" from Yahoo.
Thank you for tip to mfiutil. I upgraded to 7-STABLE where mfiutil is
also included and it seems simpler than MegaCli. I hope it will work
without problems ;)
> | I also found on LSI website, that newer FreeBSD MegaCli is available:
> | 5.00.15
> | But I don't know if it supports previous HW or not.
> I have yet to see a MegaCli that isn't a super set of the prior.
> The API to the firmware has been stable.
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