Note that because the terminal emulation doesn’t allow scrolling back and the amount of information well exceeds what fits on a page, the ‘-page24’ providing basic paging support. Document Actions Send this Print this. Which I download from broadcom web site, P14 file shows version 15 and its file name is sas3flash. Thanks for writing this guide. I have tried your instructions step by step, everything went good until flashing sas2flash -o -f My LSI has an identity crisis.. List the available physical devices to get the enclosure number and drive identifier.
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Then when looking for firmware, I found several pages across the interwebs saying that there is no IT mode firmware for the LSI chipset on my motherboard, and that basically if I wanted to use it, the best I could hope for was JBOD mode through the hardware controller.
The BIOS level command interface required a ‘force’ parameter to perform the action. I followed your instructions which are pretty much spot on — I found the sbempty.
LSI SAS RAID Controller Information and Listing
No PI Drive’s write cache: Did you get this resolved? I take it you had no issues with a buzzer being on? However the NAS4Free distribution doesn’t seem to have a command line tool installed by default.
Note that because the terminal emulation doesn’t allow scrolling back and the amount of information well exceeds what fits on a page, the ‘-page24’ providing basic paging support.
When I flashed 2208 HP, I had to get the sas2flsh. Lastly — if you need to back-track and want to reflash without the bios, use this command to wipe psi whilst preserving the SAS address — before reflashing just the firmware and leaving out the BIOS.
I know this post is a little old now, but Lzi just started building a homelab. Solid State Device Drive Temperature: However, I got to researching, and found these pics in different documents:.
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Configuring JBOD with a LSI controller — Lucid Solutions
I have tried lots of sas2flash versions, non of them worked. The force option seems to need to go before the adpater option. The command needs a ‘force’ option.
Your email address will not be published. Then try the old LSI tools from pre-P14 days. It will however boot if I disconnect the backplane. In theory it should be done in any OS using the command line tools. First — see if megarec can see the device.
Lsu this file, is the magic line which stores the SAS address of the card — which is globally unique to the card.
To me its not functional. I used 2 USB sticks.
Good, it can see the card. Good to have it stored in a file, so I can restore it if it gets wiped! As I suspected, the HDD backplane on this system seems to be the culprit — unplug it and the card initializes without a problem. Mark each of the devices as ‘good’.
LSI SAS 2208 RAID Controller Information and Listing
Was definitely not a straightforward process, but not really any more difficult than re-flashing an M to IT mode. Yes, this is possible. Hi, Firstly — this flash is 2028 not an approved one. I have the same motherboard and backplane.
Using latest version of the Supermicro firmware li here: The ‘force’ option had to go before the adpater option. No, I never resolved it unfortunately.