<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" ><tr><td valign="top" style="font: inherit;">I didn't see anything in the last few BIOS updates relating to the RAID ROM.<br><br>Now I have just seen my new RAID - 1 reporting degraded after a system crash.<br><br>A little more Googling and I found numerous references to exactly these problems with FreeBSD, so guess I'll have to get rid of the array. I wonder if it's possible to just return the drives to non-RAID config without a problem. I assume so since the system still boots up fine. Just one drive reporting errors.<br><br>--- On <b>Wed, 12/2/09, Arthur <i><A-Koziol@neiu.edu></i></b> wrote:<br><blockquote style="border-left: 2px solid rgb(16, 16, 255); margin-left: 5px; padding-left: 5px;"><br>From: Arthur <A-Koziol@neiu.edu><br>Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Support for J-Micron?<br>To: "PC-BSD Testing list" <email@example.com><br>Date: Wednesday,
December 2, 2009, 9:47 PM<br><br><div class="plainMail"><br>>The RAID array is managed by an onboard ROM based controller, Intel matrix.<br>><br>>I previously had my system setup as RAID - 0 but it failed after a <br>>few months. Assuming a drive had failed I replaced both and the <br>>array broke again. Gave up on RAID - 0.<br>><br>>Guess I'll have to give up on eSATA for now and just use the USB connection.<br>><br>>...Jeff<br><br>Jeff,<br><br>Is the BIOS on this motherboard up to date? I know sometimes with <br>BIOS updates they also update the firmware / ROM of the RAID <br>controller to fix bugs. Have you checked that out?<br><br>Arthur <br><br>_______________________________________________<br>Testing mailing list<br><a ymailto="mailto:Testing@lists.pcbsd.org" href="/mc/compose?to=Testing@lists.pcbsd.org">Testing@lists.pcbsd.org</a><br><a href="http://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing"