Subject: Re: Dell PowerEdge with PERC 5/i
To: Martti Kuparinen <>
From: John R. Shannon <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/25/2006 06:09:23
Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> Daniel Lifschitz wrote:
>> I have a brand new Dell PowerEdge 1950 with a PERC 5/i controller. It 
>> seems to not be supported by the actual arm driver. Is there any 
>> release plan  - or even better a patch - for supporting this new RAID 
>> controller?
> Show the dmesg output (/kern/msgbuf or something similar when booting 
> from the installation CD)...
> Martti

The PERC 5/i is a SAS controller. FreeBSD and OpenBSD support it with 
the mfi driver:

John R. Shannon, CISSP