ARCMSR (4) | Special files and drivers | Unix Manual Pages | :man▋
arcmsr - Areca SATA II RAID Controller driver
.Cd "device arcmsr"
.Cd "device pci"
.Cd "device scbus"
.Cd "device da"
The arcmsr driver provides support for the Areca ARC-11xx and ARC-12xx series of SATA II RAID controllers. These controllers feature RAID-0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10 and JBOD acceleration for up to 16 SATA drives. Raid level and stripe level migration, online capacity expansion, hot insertion/removal, automatic failover and rebuild, and SMART are also supported. Access to the arrays is provided via the SCSI CAM /dev/da? device nodes. A management interface is also present via the /dev/arcmsr? device node. Management tools for i386 and amd64 are available from Areca.
The arcmsr driver supports the following cards:
| /dev/da? || Array block device |
| /dev/arcmsr? || Management interface |
| /boot/kernel/arcmsr.ko || Loadable module |