nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 01:33:45 GMT 2005
> > > > > Is the new ATA RAID stuff, metadata something, going to be backported
> > > > > to 5.x? I'm trying setup a RAID 1 mirror with Intel ICH5R / Adaptec
> > > > > HostRAID but it looks like it's not supported in 5.x
> > Search for messages about that. SOS@ has discussed it quite a bit, if
> > I recall correctly.
> > > > One more thing... Will FreeBSD 5.4 kernel modules work under 6.x?
> Yes I just found that out when I tried to load the Highpoint RAID
> driver on FreeBSD 6, the system panics very early in the boot process.
> This means that FreeBSD 6 is completely out of the question for this
> system and I really did not want to run 6.x anyways, I'm migrating a
> production 5.4 server to this new hardware.
> What is SOS@? and where can I read the discussions about sata RAID
> problems? I seem to have two options for this server:
> (1) Get the ICH5R / Adaptec HostRAID working with 5.4 (as device ar0, ad4 + ad6)
> (2) Find a (cheap) SATA RAID 1 card that is supported by the ar / ata
> device in 5.4.
> The problem with (2) is that I can't find any cheap (less then $60
> USD) SATA RAID 1 cards that will work with device ar. I'm going to
> post this problem to a new thread.
SOS@, Are you are referring to the ATA-mkIII patch set by Søren
Schmidt? Is this the most current place to find this patch set?:
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