FreeBSD 8.3 with LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i

Rick Miller vmiller at
Thu Oct 4 22:03:36 UTC 2012

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Joseph Mays <mays at> wrote:
> Trying to load FreeBSD 8.3 on to an LSI MegaRAID 9265i volume -- 3 3TB disks
> for a total volume size of 8.8 TB. The installer program runs from the DVD
> (we are using 8.3 because we couldn't get a 9.0 boot disk to load at all,
> actually.) But when it gets to the point of creating partitions it says no
> hard disk is present. Is this something I should have expected, or am I
> missing something?

That device is based on the SAS2208 chip.  I had the same issue
(different card, same chip).  Check out the blog post below, it may

Take care
Rick Miller

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