Dfly 3.4.3 on ESXi 5.1, HP Smart Array P410 passthrough recognised, but not functioning
Just installed 3.4.3 in an ESXi on Proliant DL180G6. I wanted to use 3 disks attached to the Smart Array P410 in RAID5 mode solely for Dfly/HAMMER for backup purposes, so I configured it as passthrough in ESXi, rebooted and installed Dfly. Neither during installation, nor afterwards could I access the RAID5 array on the P410. ciss0 gets created, but seems to be malfunctioning. During boot, Dfly waits for some time after the line
ciss0: PERFORMANT Transport
Could #1579 be related?
All the best
#1 Updated by swildner over 5 years ago
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ciss0: error sending BMIC ID_CTLR command (35)
device_probe_and_attach: ciss0 attach returned 35
This is definitely relevant. It fails to attach. I will take a look on the weekend with my ciss controller.
#2 Updated by swildner over 5 years ago
I could configure and use a RAID5 on my P212 (dunno if I ever tried that). The speed wasn't the best. I tried with FreeBSD and it was similarly bad.
#3 Updated by yggdrasil over 5 years ago
> Please try http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~swildner/0001-WIP-ciss-4-Bring-in-some-FreeBSD-fixes.patch
I hope I applied the patch and followed man build correctly, but this didn't change anything. For now, I replaced the card with a 3ware, here at least the passthrough works properly, only the 3dm2 tool to manage it seg faults on start.
#4 Updated by swildner over 5 years ago
On Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:45:49 +0200,
> Issue #2585 has been updated by yggdrasil.
> swildner wrote:
>> Please try
> I hope I applied the patch and followed man build correctly, but this
> didn't change anything. For now, I replaced the card with a 3ware, here
> at least the passthrough works properly, only the 3dm2 tool to manage it
> seg faults on start.
Can you please try it with "hw.ciss.force_interrupt=1" in