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Re: IDE Raid Support
Try switching off the raid functionality in the bios and
get it work as a simple ata card. Then use the raidframe
driver to create a software raid.
On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 06:08, email@example.com wrote:
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> newbie here
> I am trying to build and configure a pure FTP server using openbsd 3.4 using IBM
> eServer, xSeries 305 and run hardware disk mirroring. The raid controller supplied
> is a LSI Logic ATA 133. My problem is the driver disk supplied with does not have
> OpenBSD drivers nor does the LSI website. I noticed that LSI is on the donators
> list yet have not come across one LSI driver written for openbsd.
> I created floppy boot disk using the "B" image which has Raid support yet it does
> not detect the controller which is fine as its not in hardware list for support. After
> doing some research, I have found no mention of this card ever being installed on a
> BSD box before. I am wondering if anyone can help in pointing me in the right
> direction of where i can look for this driver or if anyone has one?
> Secondly, if I was to get my hands on the driver, how would I load it before the
> install of the OS. I know in Linux you can type "linux dd" duing the begining of the
> install to load addtional drivers, is the a way to do this with openbsd?
> Gavan Wood
> System Administrator