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HighPoint RocketRAID 27xx SAS 6Gb/s HBA card driver.

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December 28, 2011
HPT27XX(4)                         BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                        HPT27XX(4)

NAME

hpt27xx — HighPoint RocketRAID 27xx SAS 6Gb/s HBA card driver

SYNOPSIS

To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your kernel configura‐ tion file: device hpt27xx Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): hpt27xx_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION

The hpt27xx driver provides support for HighPoint's RocketRAID 27xx based RAID controller. These devices support SAS disk drives and provide RAID0 (striping), RAID1 (mirroring), and RAID5 functionality.

HARDWARE

The hpt27xx driver supports the following SAS controllers: · HighPoint's RocketRAID 271x series · HighPoint's RocketRAID 272x series · HighPoint's RocketRAID 274x series · HighPoint's RocketRAID 276x series · HighPoint's RocketRAID 278x series

NOTES

The hpt27xx driver only works on the i386 and amd64 platforms as it requires a binary blob object from the manufacturer which they only supply for these platforms. The hpt27xx driver does not work on i386 with pae(4) enabled.

SEE ALSO

kld(4), kldload(8), loader(8)

HISTORY

The hpt27xx device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 10.0.

AUTHORS

The hpt27xx device driver was written by HighPoint Technologies, Inc.. This manual page was written by Xin LI <@FreeBSD.org> for iXsystems, Inc.
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