FreeBSD 5.3p6-5.4RC3, Supermicro X6DHR-8G, Dual 3.6GHzXeons,Adaptec aic7902 SCSI interface doesn't work in UPkernel

Marc Olzheim marcolz at
Tue Apr 26 02:26:34 PDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 08:06:19PM -0700, Ade Lovett wrote:
> > SuperMicro [...] Seagate [...] 
> > on-board aic7902 
> and, from your dmesg output:
> da0: <SEAGATE ST373207LC 0003> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-3 device
> da0: 320.000MB/s transfers [...]
> At an absolute minimum, have the existing drive swapped out for an
> ST373453LC model, making VERY certain that the firmware is rev 0006 --
> prior revisions WILL corrupt your data, set fire to your cat, and
> otherwise ruin your entire life -- and that's before they've actually
> spun up.

I've got about 25 similar configurations running. Apart from the initial
bootup card state dump, they work ok.
I've flashed all Seagate drives to bios version 0007 to get it stable.

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