Looking for supported SAS controller
kraduk at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 12:19:13 UTC 2014
if you decide on something new LSI is probably the way to go
On 3 February 2014 16:13, Georg Altmann <galtmann at las-cad.com> wrote:
> Am 03.02.2014 12:34, schrieb Georg Altmann:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I am looking for a PCIe SAS controller (HBA) for connecting a internal
> > SAS tape drive (HP LTO3/Ultrium3 Storageworks 920) that works with
> > FreeBSD 10.
> > The mainboard is a supermicro X10SLM-F with Xeon e3 1200v3.
> > I have had no success with an old LSI SAS 1064 based controller (Fujitsu
> > Siemens brand 3041E-FSC (L3-00131-01c), PCIe gen1). I recon this one is
> > supported by FreeBSD drivers, but I can't get it to work with the
> > mainboard (controller is not detected). A new firmware on the controller
> > might help, but alas I don't have any suitable spare box to do the
> Since someone suggested flashing the adapter via the EFI shell: I tried
> this. The LSI flash utility tells me there is no controller installed.
> Also I don't see it via lspci on FreeBSD 10. So it is not just the
> controller BIOS not showing up. The device is invisible on the PCI bus.
> Thanks anyway for the input!
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