FreeBSD 8.3 with LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i

Joe Mays mays at
Fri Oct 5 00:53:07 UTC 2012

Thanks. It sounds like the same problem, but we're using a dvd burned from 
an iso downloaded from just today. It sounds like the commits 
you are talking about should already be in there. Is there something else I 
need to be doing?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Miller" <vmiller at>
To: "Joseph Mays" <mays at>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 6:03 PM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD 8.3 with LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i

> 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
> help.
> -- 
> Take care
> Rick Miller
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