FreeBSD 5.4 and PERC 5i controller

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Tue Nov 6 09:20:51 PST 2007

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 11:46:30AM -0500, Jay Aikat wrote:

> I am trying to install an Endace DAG card for traffic capture on a new 
> machine with 8 drives installed using a PERC 5i controller.  Due to support 
> limitations for the DAG software, I have to install FreeBSD 5.4 on this 
> machine.
> However, the install CD does not see any drives at all - my guess is 
> FreeBSD 5.4 has no drivers for the PERC 5i controller.  Does anyone know a 
> workaround for this?  Is there a PERC 5i driver available for FreeBSD 5.4?  
> TIA for your responses.

I am guessing you are right.  5.4 is pretty old.
Is there any good reason you don't go to a more
modern version of FreeBSD?


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