Proliant ML310 ata devices on FreeBSD 4.0

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Thu Apr 10 22:38:59 PDT 2003

On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 12:01:36AM +0200, tonix (Antonio Nati) wrote:
> I must move a FreeBSD 4.0 system to a brand new computer.
> I have problems, because the target computer, Compaq Proliant ML310T, has 
> an onboard ATA controller that is not handled by FreeBSD 4.0.
> I may compile a new kernel, but I cannot upgrade the system to other 
> versions, so I need to find a fast solution.
> Is there any suggestion? Any kernel change in order to see the 
> LSI/ServerWorks controller?
> I see that FreeBSD 4.6 handles that controller, but I don't know what I 
> should change/add in kernel, in order to have it working.

Why can't you install FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE on the new machine and
transfer the data over?
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
                        "Irrationality is the square root of all evil"
                                                  - Douglas Hofstadter

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