Archive for the Hardware Category

FreeNas Warning 3

| March 12th, 2017
After flashing /dev/mpr0, another warning message regarding /dev/mpr1.   Listing all controller details: sas3flash -listall It brought up two different controllers, first one in IT firmware, and the second one in IR mode. I've already downloaded the Driver for my controller which included the IR firmware as well. File name I've downloaded is: Copied the file in the Firmware\SAS9311_8i_IR to my freeNas server. Then flashed it Read more [...]

Freenas Warning 2

| February 29th, 2016
External SAS card: LSI 9300-8e Downloaded first the installer from: The Installer: Installer_P9_for_FreeBSD Firmware and Bios: 9300_8e_Package_P9_IT_Firmware_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows To flash it, I moved the installed and the firmware and bios files to Freenas.  Before flashing, I had to make sure the SAS controller is in IT mode by executing sas3flash -list I could see that : Firmware Product Read more [...]

FreeNas warning 1

| February 29th, 2016
Download the P20 firmware from Create a bootable drive using rufus ( copied all the files from the downloaded p20 firmware zip file. Copied only the content of the UEFI. Note: seems that the disk is not needed to be bootable since we are entering the UEFI built in shell. Get SAS address from LSI configuration utility on boot. Also can be found on a label inside the machine. Booted the machine into UEFI shell. Read more [...]

Supermicro JBOD default details

| February 29th, 2016

Supermicro JBOD default IP address is:

User Name: ADMIN

Password: ADMIN