[OpenIndiana-discuss] switching from IR to IT mode on a LSI SAS2008 card
geoffn at gnaa.net
Thu Feb 9 16:12:38 UTC 2012
On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 12:55 AM, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk <roy at karlsbakk.net> wrote:
>> I have a Supermicro X8DTH-6F with a built-in SAS2008.
>> I thought it was just an HBA, but when I went to update the firmware
>> on the card it told me it was setup as IR mode.
>> I plan on flashing it to IT mode.
>> Anything I should be aware before I do this?
> If you're paranoid, export the pool and remove or move aside the zpool cache file (rm /etc/zfs/zpool.cache).
> Btw, does the sas2008 use the mptsas or the mpt driver? 3Gpbs or 6Gpbs?
It is the mptsas driver running 6Gpbs.
The card seems to be working fine, aside from that one disk, is there
any reason to change it from IR to IT mode?
It is acting as an HBA, I didn't do any raid configuration on it at all.
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