Problems with stable/9 and LSI controlers?
Kenneth D. Merry
ken at freebsd.org
Tue Sep 10 18:52:59 UTC 2013
On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:21:02 -0700, Dennis Glatting wrote:
> Today I updated several systems against stable/9 that had not bee updated
> in ~five months. Two of the systems are serviced by LSI 2008 controllers
> with a RAID1 array housing the operating system.
> These systems no longer properly boot.
> Specifically, they begin the boot process but bomb when they try to mount
> root. Neither system sees the GPT partitions of the boot disk at the
> "mountroot>" prompt. On one system I replaced the hard disks,
> repartitioned, and reinstalled but the problem continued.
> I don't see any mention of geom or controller update in UPDATING but I
> know they have been updated because I saw their revisions fly actross my
> screen during the svn update. Also, I am running IR vers 16 on my
> controllers, which is the latest version of LSI firmware.
> Is there some new action I have to take to sucessfully boot LSI disks
> against the updated kernel?
Can you try the mpslsi driver from LSI's web site and see if that works?
If it does, then it is a problem we've introduced locally.
If it doesn't, then LSI needs to fix it.
ken at FreeBSD.ORG
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