FreeBSD 8.3 with LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i
gmx at ross.cx
Fri Oct 5 11:23:11 UTC 2012
On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 04:26:01 +0200, Joe Mays <mays at win.net> wrote:
> Well, this is a real problem. I have nothing where I am to build and
> burn an ISO, and I am trying to work with someone several states away
> through an IKVM switch. The server-to-be is on a port on the switch and
> I need them to download the ISO via FTP and burn it to a disc and drop
> it in the tray. Right now I'll happily pay $50 to to anyone who can
> provide me with an ISO of 8.3 stable in a location that I can provide to
> the person in missouri so he can download it and create the DVD. I'm
> serious. Paypal is at the ready.
Have the person at the remote and plug an usb stick into the machine,
install onto that, and continue from there?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rick Miller"
> <vmiller at hostileadmin.com>
> To: "Joe Mays" <mays at win.net>
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 9:55 PM
> Subject: Re: FreeBSD 8.3 with LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Joe Mays <mays at win.net> wrote:
>>>> Which ISO? The driver didn't make it into 8.3-RELEASE. Do you have a
>>>> stable/8 iso that was made sometime after the 8.3 release?
>>> No, I was trying to install from 8.3 RELEASE. Where do I get a .iso of
>>> STABL:E that will include the new mfi driver? I can't find one on the
>> There is no ISO to download. The most recent stable/8 code at
>> http://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/ includes the driver. Check it
>> out and build a release ISO based on that code. Reference the URL
>> below, but don't pay any mind to "patching sysinstall", "kernel
>> config", or "Executing/Using the kernel" sections and it'll guide you
>> in building a release. Once the release is built, run mkisofs on it
>> and you'll have your ISO.
>> Also consider reading the release(7) manpage at
>> for information on building a release.
>> -- Take care
>> Rick Miller
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