On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 12:43:34PM -0500, Josh Paetzel wrote: > On Tuesday 06 November 2007 11:17:24 am Jerry McAllister wrote: > > On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 11:46:30AM -0500, Jay Aikat wrote: > > > I am trying to install an Endace DAG card for traffic capture on a new > > > machine with 8 drives installed using a PERC 5i controller. Due to > > > support limitations for the DAG software, I have to install FreeBSD 5.4 > > > on this machine. > > > > > > However, the install CD does not see any drives at all - my guess is > > > FreeBSD 5.4 has no drivers for the PERC 5i controller. Does anyone know > > > a workaround for this? Is there a PERC 5i driver available for FreeBSD > > > 5.4? TIA for your responses. > > > > I am guessing you are right. 5.4 is pretty old. > > Is there any good reason you don't go to a more > > modern version of FreeBSD? > > > > ////jerry > > > > Yeah...and he mentions it in his email. Did you read it?
Oh yah, I see it now. So sorry. ////jerry > > The driver you need (mfi) was never backported to 5.x It was introduced in > FBSD 6.1-R You might ask the author (Scott Long) how much work it would be > or why it was never backported. It's possible it's trivial and it's possible > that it would require massive amounts of work. > > -- > Thanks, > > Josh Paetzel > > PGP: 8A48 EF36 5E9F 4EDA 5A8C 11B4 26F9 01F1 27AF AECB _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"