After a lot of digging around and modifying the kernel a bit it's working now. I also had to add twa_load to the loader.conf file set to 'yes'. Thank you for your response sir; I appreciate your time.
On 3/27/06, Erik Trulsson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 04:35:18PM -0500, Huy Ton That wrote: > > Hello I just purchased a new server and was installing FBSD. It > currently > > has 2 internal harddrives which are working and mountable. Additionally > > there are 3 hotswappable hdds which are connected to a 3ware 9550sx-8LP > raid > > 5/0 controller card. Everything has been configured properly within the > > controller's bios. However, the controller is not detected during boot > > time. > > > > I found out that the 'twa' drivers should take care of this, and after > > consulting the online manpages I saw... however it said FreeBSD 7.0below > > at the bottom of the online manpage... > > > > *HARDWARE* < > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=twa&sektion=4&manpath=FreeBSD+7.0-current#end > > > > As can be seen in the link, that is the manpage for 7-CURRENT. > > > The *twa* driver supports the following SATA RAID controllers: > > > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500S-4LP > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8 > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8MI > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12 > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12MI > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-4LP > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-8LP > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-12 > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-12MI > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-16ML > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-4LP > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-8LP > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-12 > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-12MI > > *·* AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-16ML > > > > The odd thing is that when I do man twa locally on the machine, this is > all > > I have on my list: > > > > o AMCC's 3ware 9500S-4LP > > o AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8 > > o AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8MI > > o AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12 > > o AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12MI > > > > Is this just what is supported for FreeBSD 6.0? > > Yes, that is all the devices that twa supported when 6.0 was made. > Support for the 95x0SX cards have been added since. > The upcoming 6.1 should support all the devices that 7-CURRENT supports. > > > > > I don't know what else to do, does anyone know how to get this > recognized? > > I've spent all morning trying to get this figured out :/. > > Try one of the 6.1 betas. It ought to work. > > > -- > <Insert your favourite quote here.> > Erik Trulsson > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"