Need supported SAS controller
nec556 at retena.com
Wed Sep 8 14:13:09 UTC 2010
On Wed, 08 Sep 2010 10:48:26 +0200
Torbjorn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org> wrote:
> Matthias Gamsjager <mgamsjager at gmail.com> writes:
> > The Supermicro controllers listed by FreeBSD as supported seem to
> > be rebranded Adaptec controllers, and they are therefore also
> > disqualified.
> The supermicro usas-l8i
> uses a LSI chip (LSISAS 1068E SAS controller ) and works great under
> Unfortunately, these cards fit just in supermicro motherboards, since
> they have they are reversed/mirrored compared to normal PCIe cards.
> (I have a Tyan S8005.)
Don't know why they do that. But be careful because HTX/HNC
(Hypertransport) connections are the same as PCIe but reversed
and incompatible, check it before plugin anything.
HTX is used to connect 2 motherboards via hypertransport (up to 51.2
GB/sec for now), connect expansion cards, etc...
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