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IPS(4)                   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                   IPS(4)

NAME
     ips -- IBM SATA/SCSI ServeRAID controller

SYNOPSIS
     ips* at pci?

DESCRIPTION
     The ips driver provides support for IBM ServeRAID controllers, including:

           o       ServeRAID 3H/3HB/3L
           o       ServeRAID 4H/4L/4Lx/4M/4Mx
           o       ServeRAID 5i/5i II
           o       ServeRAID 6i/6M
           o       ServeRAID 7k/7M/7t

     Although the controllers are actual RAID controllers, the driver makes
     them look just like SCSI controllers.  All RAID configuration is done
     through the bootable IBM ServeRAID Support CD; a CD image is freely
     available at the IBM website.

     The management interface is provided through the bio(4) device or one of
     the daughter sd(4) devices as implemented in the bioctl(8) utility.  Log-
     ical disk status is exposed under the hw.sensors sysctl(8) and can be
     monitored using sensorsd(8).

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

     http://www.ibm.com

HISTORY
     The ips driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.1.

AUTHORS
     The ips driver was written by Alexander Yurchenko <grange@openbsd.org>.

CAVEATS
     Due to bioctl(8) limitations the ips driver associates all unused and hot
     spare drives with the first volume but the drives can be used for
     rebuilding any degraded volume.

BSD                             April 29, 2017                             BSD