the onboard sata is a secondary issue. If i need to, i'll boot from the oboard usb slots. I have 2 LSI 1068e based sas controllers which i will be using.
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 8:40 PM, James C. McPherson <jmcp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
If you can get the device driver detection utility to run
On 12/05/10 10:32 AM, Michael DeMan wrote:
I agree on the motherboard and peripheral chipset issue.
This, and the last generation AMD quad/six core motherboards
> all seem to use the AMD SP56x0/SP5100 chipset, which I can't
> find much information about support on for either OpenSolaris or FreeBSD.
on it, that will give you a reasonable idea.
What metric are you using for "production ready" ?
Another issue is the LSI SAS2008 chipset for SAS controller
> which is frequently offered as an onboard option for many motherboards
> as well and still seems to be somewhat of a work in progress in
> regards to being 'production ready'.
Are there features missing which you expect to see
in the driver, or is it just "oh noes, I haven't
seen enough big customers with it" ?
James C. McPherson
Senior Software Engineer, Solaris
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