svn commit: r198496 - in stable/7: etc etc/mtree include sys
sys/contrib/pf sys/dev/mfi usr.sbin usr.sbin/acpi
usr.sbin/adduser usr.sbin/arp usr.sbin/bluetooth
jhb at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 27 17:54:37 UTC 2009
On Monday 26 October 2009 3:21:10 pm pluknet wrote:
> 2009/10/26 John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>:
> > Author: jhb
> > Date: Mon Oct 26 18:57:57 2009
> > New Revision: 198496
> > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/198496
> > Log:
> > MFC 196200,196211,196280-196282:
> > Introduce mfiutil, a basic utility for managing LSI SAS-RAID & Dell
> > controllers. Controller, array, and drive status can be checked, basic
> > attributes can be changed, and arrays and spares can be created and
> > Controller firmware can also be flashed.
> > This does not replace MegaCLI, found in ports, as that is officially
> > and supported by LSI and includes vastly more functionality. However,
> > is open source and guaranteed to provide basic functionality, which can
> > especially useful if you have a problem and can't get MegaCLI to work.
> John, thank you very much for mfc'ing those nice mfi- and mptutil!
> It's interesting to know if this can be mfc'ed to 6 safely in principle,
> without breaking some of existing interfaces.
> I tried to use both on 6, and my experience was quite successful.
They should both work fine on 6, though I do not have any plans to MFC them
in FreeBSD itself. mfiutil has even been known to work on 4.x. :) Also, 8.0
will ship before 7.3. :)
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