SAS hard drive weren't detected during installation

Archimedes Gaviola archimedes.gaviola at
Fri Nov 21 08:29:35 PST 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Sascha Wildner <saw at> wrote:
> Archimedes Gaviola schrieb:
>> I try installing DragonFly-2.0.1 with SAS hard drive (RAID 1) but
>> weren't detected. Attached file is a dmesg output.
> It looks like HP Smart Array and our ciss(4) doesn't seem to have support
> for it. Maybe just the PCI ID is missing. Try adding:
> { 0x103C, 0x3230, CISS_BOARD_SA5,   "HP Smart Array" },
> to the ciss_vendor_data[] array in /usr/src/sys/dev/raid/ciss/ciss.c (before
> {0, 0, 0, NULL}).
> If there are more things we need, you could look at merging FreeBSD's
> changes (unless someone else steps up to upgrade ciss(4).
> Sascha
> --

Hi Sascha,

I added the line of code above but still it doesn't work.

"The installer could not find any disks suitable for installation (IDE
or SCSI) attached to this computer....".


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