Monthly Archives: February 2011

FreeBSD mfiutil and the Common RAID Format Spec

Recently I have been setting up a few new boxes that have an LSI MegaRAID controller. As of FreeBSD 8.0, there is a much more friendly tool included called mfiutil. It saves from having to install sysutils/megacli and using its rather complicated arguments (well, at first, after using it for a little while they make sense). Now, I know I setup a RAID10 that spans 3, 2 disk arrays. However, mfiutil is reporting it as a RAID1 volume.

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