Adaptec 2100, asr driver

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Thu Dec 14 08:23:10 PST 2006

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- --On Wednesday, December 13, 2006 12:13:11 -0500 Jim Pingle <lists at> 

> Willem Jan Withagen wrote:
>> So the 1000$ question: is there any chance of getting at least the state
>> of the RAID and its disk out into the open? It shure would give me a
>> much better feeling, knowing that at least serious trouble would be
>> detected by me. Instead of getting this call from a NOC.
> It works fine here. I use this on systems with 2100s, and with 2010s.
> cd /usr/ports/sysutils/asr-utils; make install clean
> Make sure it installs compat4x, it should as it is listed as a dependency.
> Add this to /etc/rc.conf:
> compat4x_enable="YES"
> add "options ASR_COMPAT" to your kernel and rebuild the kernel
> Reboot. That's it.
> You can use "raidutil -A off" to silence the alarm once it is active. As
> well as checking the drives with "raidutil -L all". You can get more/less
> detail, just check the command line options.

This kind of information (ie. options ASR_COMPAT) would be good to add to the 
pkg_message for ports like this ... same thing trip'd me up the other day, and 
someone let me know about it ...

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