[nycbug-talk] highpoint RAID drivers on FreeBSD
Mon Dec 13 14:14:56 EST 2004
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 13:58:22 -0500, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 01:48:28PM -0500, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> > ok I suck with names, but what about the guy who gave the talk about
> > the freebsd book? you were there and are better with names then I am.
> are you refering to Marshall Kirk McKusick?
Thats the name.
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 12:57:55 -0500, Isaac Levy <ike at lesmuug.org> wrote:
> > > Hi all, from the cool, cheap, and expendable hardware dept.,
> > >
> > > A vendor just built me a box with a SATA RAID card which is new to me-
> > > and I have a fairly strange question for everyone, as I don't know
> > > where to go from here.
> > >
> > > I need to find out how one goes about getting a hardware driver into
> > > the FreeBSD source- and having never been involved with that before, I
> > > don't know who/where to turn to. This is the course of action I think
> > > is appropriate, after thinking through the everything detailed below.
> hey ike, so you want to take the third party driver and intergreate it
> into your source tree so when you do a make world it get's included as
> well? that sounds pretty awesome. i wounder if folks on
> freebsd-hardware@ might be of help? altho i bet you may be able to get
> it built as a module by putting the source in /usr/src/sys/modules then
> editing the Makefile in there. don't know if this is helpfull but it
> may be worth hacking on until you get a definitive response from a
> commiter of something...
> Peter Wright
> pete at nomadlogic.org
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