SCSI RAID management under FreeBSD 5.x
aman at chamkila.org
Wed Jul 27 21:24:14 GMT 2005
D. Goss wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
>> On Jul 27, 2005, at 1:16 PM, D. Goss wrote:
>>> I've done a bit of searching but I haven't found exactly what I'm
>>> after. As I understand it there is no way RAID management software
>>> for the IBM (Adaptec) ServeRAID cards (5i, specifically) that runs
>>> on FreeBSD (5.x). I have also read from the list archives that the
>>> Linux management software that exists for the IBM ServeRAID cards
>>> will not run under Linux mode in FreeBSD.
>> What is the Adaptec model for this IBM card? Most of the standard
>> Adaptec cards seem to have SW that works.
> First, apologies, my fingers slipped - the card is a 6i. I have been
> unable to locate the Adapec equivalent and I've even seen that some
> cards have been made for them by LSI - the chipset on the mobo
> (xSeries 345) is from LSI. But in fact the box this card came in has
> both the IBM and Adaptec logos so this one is indeed from Adaptec.
> There is a P/N 13N2190 but I can't match it with Adaptec and think
> it's an IBM number.
>> It has CLI. Megaraid SCSI 320-2X
>> If you unpack the zip file you'll get MegaRC zip file upzip it and
>> then do chmod 755 megarc and then run ./megarc ?
>> You/all get al ist of comands for managing the RAID.
> This is great - if indeed i can't get the Adaptec to work, i'll have
> to look into the Megaraid (LSI) card. Thank you.
> I'd of course greatly prefer to find something that works with the
> card that I own... :)
Adpatec guys has very lil support for BSD's. So doubt it, but anyways
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