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hptrr - HighPoint RocketRAID device driver



      hptrr - HighPoint RocketRAID device driver


      To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your
      kernel configuration file:
            device hptrr
            device scbus
            device da
      Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
      following line in loader.conf(5):


      The hptrr driver provides support for HighPoint’s RocketRAID based RAID
      These devices support SATA/ATA disk drives and provide RAID0 (striping),
      RAID1 (mirroring), and RAID5 functionality.


      The hptrr driver supports the following RAID controllers:
            RocketRAID 172x series
            RocketRAID 174x series
            RocketRAID 2210
            RocketRAID 222x series
            RocketRAID 2240
            RocketRAID 230x series
            RocketRAID 231x series
            RocketRAID 232x series
            RocketRAID 2340
            RocketRAID 2522


      The hptrr driver only works on the i386 and amd64 platforms as it
      requires a binary blob object from the manufacturer which they only sup‐
      ply for these platforms.  The hptrr driver does not work on i386 with
      pae(4) enabled.
      This driver does not support the RR182x series controller.  See the
      hptmv(4) manual page for details on support.
      This driver supersedes the older rr232x driver.
      cam(4), hptmv(4), loader(8)


      The hptrr device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 6.3.


      The hptrr device driver was written by HighPoint Technologies, Inc., and
      ported to FreeBSD by Scott Long.  This manual page was written by David
      E. O’Brien.


      The hptrr driver does not support manipulating the RAID from the OS,
      RAIDs need to be set up from the on-board BIOS.


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