LSI MegaRAID 9260 on FreeBSD 8.2 amd64
ml at my.gd
Mon Jul 4 09:47:08 UTC 2011
On 7/4/11 3:20 AM, Sam Vaughan wrote:
> I want to use an LSI MegaRAID 9260 on FreeBSD 8.2 amd64 using mfi and I have two quick questions:
> LSI's MegaRaid SAS documentation  states that "Currently, the FreeBSD driver is supported only on 32-bit FreeBSD". On the other hand the FreeBSD 8.2 hardware compatibility page  states that the mfi driver supports the MegaRaid 9260 in all three of the i386, ia64, amd64 ports.
> Is LSI's documentation simply out of date or is there some issue with the mfi driver on amd64?
Most likely LSI's out of date.
> Lastly, they describe the installation process including rebuilding the kernel. Is the mfi driver not built in and active by default?
Yes it is :)
>  http://www.lsi.com/downloads/Public/MegaRAID%20Common%20Files/80-00163-01_Rev_E_SAS_driver_ug.pdf
>  http://www.FreeBSD.org/releases/8.2R/hardware.html
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