Install 8.0.4p1 x64 on Dell R515
I just installed 8.0.4p1 x64 on a Dell R515. There are 10 SATA HDDs on the PERC H200 but after booted up, I can only see 6 drives. The last 4 HDDs appeared under both BIOS and boot loader. But once I boot into FreeNAS, they disappeared.
The PERC H200 comes with the lastest Dell IR firmware. I think there are people mentioned if flashed with LSI IT firmware it'll work as JBOD. However, I am trying to avoid flashing firmware on the HBA as the R515 may detect it as non-Dell HW and give me other problems. R515 also has the latest BIOS loaded.
Will installing 8.2.0BETA help? Your help is greatly appreciated. TIA.
by loading the LSI 9211-8i driver.
We're having the same problem. Did you mean that you loaded the LSI 9211-8i firmware or driver? If the firmware, which version did you use? And you mean the driver, isn't it the regular mps driver?
Originally Posted by roc_pong
Driver. I didn't want to mess with Dell's firmware. I had to use mpslsi.ko downloaded from LSI site to get it working. Had to modify loader.conf for the driver as well. Hope this helps.
Originally Posted by Brad Waite
This post was very helpful, solved our problem! We have a Dell R510 with H200 and 12 2TB drives, FreeNas 8.2 all 12 drives show up.
Reference: Got the FreeBSD Driver from here:
Glad this saved you some time. I think R510 makes very good entry level NAS with FreeNAS.
Originally Posted by RichieRich