Subject: Re: twa(4) management tools?
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/18/2006 23:16:57
On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 10:42:51PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> > UNfortubaly, not. I tried to get some binary-only tools running, but
> > they rely heavily on linux /proc or some freebsd-specific sysctls that are
> > hard to emulate.
> How do you use it? I'll be happy with RAIDframe, but loosing the ability
> to hot-plug a new disk is a shame. 

RAID-5, configured from the adapter's BIOS

> Is there any way of having the board just showing each disk as a single
> unit, and to do so with any disk attached at runtime? In a word, I'd
> like it to just behave as a dumb SATA controller, without all the RAID
> and ld stuff around it. 

it's probably possible, but the disks will still show up as ld.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference