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mpiLSI Logic Fusion-MPT Message Passing Interface

mpi* at pci?

The mpi driver provides support for storage controllers using the LSI Logic Fusion-MPT Message Passing Interface family of chipsets:

  • LSI Logic LSI53C1020, LSI53C1020A, LSI53C1030, LSI53C1030T, LSI53C1035, LSIFC909, LSIFC919, LSIFC919X, LSIFC929, LSIFC929X, LSIFC949, LSIFC949E, LSIFC949X, LSISAS1064, LSISAS1064E, LSISAS1068, LSISAS1068E

These chipsets can be found on the following controllers:

  • Apple Fibre Channel PCI Express Card, Fibre Channel PCI-X Card
  • Dell PERC 4/im, SAS 5/E, SAS 5/i, SAS 5/iR, SAS 6/iR
  • Hewlett-Packard 8 Internal Port SAS Host Bus Adapter with RAID, A7173A, AB290A, EH417AA
  • LSI Logic LSI20320-R, LSI21320-IS, LSI21320-R, LSI22320-R, LSI40919H, LSI40919LH, LSI40919LO, LSI40919O, LSI40929H, LSI40929LH, LSI40929LO, LSI40929O, LSI7102XP, LSI7102XP-LC, LSI7104EP-LC, LSI7104XP-LC, LSI7202CP-LC, LSI7202EP-LC, LSI7202XP, LSI7202XP-LC, LSI7204EP-LC, LSI7204XP-LC, LSI7402XP, LSI7402XP-LC, LSI7404EP-LC, LSI7404XP-LC, LSISAS3041E-R, LSISAS3041X-R, LSISAS3080X-R, LSISAS3442E-R, LSISAS3442X, LSISAS3442X-R, LSISAS3800X, LSISAS3801E, LSISAS3801X, LSISAS8208ELP, LSISAS8208XLP, LSIU320

The LSI Logic LSI53C1030 is emulated in the following products:

  • VMware ESX Server 2.0 and higher, GSX Server 3.0 and higher, Player, Server, Workstation 4.5 and higher

Some models of these controllers have varying degrees of support for RAID 0 and RAID 1.

bio(4), intro(4), pci(4), scsi(4), bioctl(8), sensorsd(8), sysctl(8)

The mpi driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.0.

The mpi driver was written by David Gwynne <> and Marco Peereboom <>.

July 16, 2013 OpenBSD 7.5