Subject: Re: SCSI RAID
To: None <>
From: Jeff Tupholme <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 09/01/2006 15:27:50
Hi Chris,

>> My ideal scenario would be to create a RAID using an ATTO Ultra2 card 
>> that I have spare, but I suspect that the card is not supported 
>> (Linux uses the sym-2.1.17a driver for it I believe) and that there 
>> are issues with the macppc port and RAID anyway. I don't see 
>> RAIDframe being activated during the startup of another PM I have 
>> just built using 3.0.1.
> We have a Symbios SCSI driver. What's the model number of the chip?

It's an LSI/Symbios 53C896 (ExpressPCI UL2D).

The other news is that RAIDframe support is now showing up in the dmesg 
of my existing PM7300 3.0.1 server, so it sounds as though it is in the 
kernel by default (no idea why it didn't show up before!).