Just for a point of reference, the Adaptec is rated at , hours. M on the way. The next screen allows you to choose the type of RAID. I ended up successfully flashing the M in a Dell inspiron. Any ideas what might be wrong?

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Select the type of volume you want to create, in this case an IME volume.

I have a later version, so no luck i guess. Any ideas what might be wrong?

And it is more difficult because the disks don’t show up in “camcontrol devlist”. Is it possible to see the attached drives in the psi BIOS? Once the M was flashed to IT mode, I was able to place the card back into the intended machine and use it with out issue.

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The utility hides them so that you cannot include the same disk twice in a volume. Psi point, I had forgotten about that. Regards, frankat http: And so far, things like hot adding a drive seem to work fine. You can hit control-C during that to get to the card configuration utility.


When the next screen appears, select View Existing Array and lso Enter. Results 1 to 10 of September 30th, 8. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Shows you the adapter type and firmware revision. When drive counts expand, so must the servers SATA port count.

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Nevermind, the cables i tested it with were all reverse breakouts, doh! As per the readme make sure you use firmware version Why ldi it that whenever I go to buy something on psi, I can see that some of them sold two months ago for half what people are asking for it today. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. If I get a chance to idle the machine I will give it a shot.

Joined Oct 9, Messages Thanks I also flashed it to the IR firmware and prior firmwares too, but the HDDs are not displayed by the OS although the controller is mapped 1608 mpt0 by the mpt driver: You can do a “mfiutil show drives” to see attached drives and “mfiutil show volumes” to show the available volumes.

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Apparently it is possible to configure the LSI controllers to pass through lsii drives to the underlying OS but they don’t do it by default, and I don’t see an immediately obvious way to set that. If you don’t, then it is under the “mfi” driver and it is a RAID card.


If you don’t have one Lei wouldn’t spend money in it. The nice thing is that drivers are already included in most operating systems and I was pleasantly surprised that both OpenSolaris and FreeNAS 0.


With traditional RAID controllers, a user is ksi to including ports physically located on the storage controller. Note firmware version 15 and IT mode. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, So the question becomes, what then. Joined Mar 19, Messages Thanks The eBay price on the i appears to have dropped substantially, I don’t really know what the reason for that might be.