Yury Michurin wrote: > We are currently considering to purchase IBM x3550 with ServeRAID-8k, in > order to run FreeBSD 7 with RAID5, > but it is very unclear from what I've saw on the Internet, whether the > driver support on FreeBSD is stable enough for production use,
I've never had problems with it, and I didn't heard of any serious problems others had. > and I've left with many questions unanswered, with which I hope you'll be > kind to help me =) > > > 1. Is FreeBSD supports the device right after install or I need to recompile > the kernel? It's available by default. This is the aac driver: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?aac > 2. Is tools for manage the RAID available? If no, how you rebuild the array > on drive failure (and how to detect it)? You can use the aaccli management tool : http://www.freshports.org/sysutils/aaccli/ > I've just remember i had another unanswered question, not related to x3550: > 3. When I've used FreeBSD 6.2, it had a limitation, that a user can be > member only of N groups (don't remember exactly, i think N = 15), > however i couldn't find any official documentation of that issue, nor if it > still exists in FBSD 7, so is it? =) It still exists and AFAIK it won't be changed soon because of the need to support NFS. You could try raising the issue again on the current@ list.
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