Forums New posts Search forums. WHS picked up the card asked for drivers. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Not sure what problem in particular you are referring to. You can load the drivers via F6 or after the install. I even have the recently released controller.

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It’s better for you, your data, and the community to get official support for your controller integrated into FreeNAS.

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Windows and MacOS machines. Hello Everyone, I have a rocketraid with 8 gig drives. Also thanks for making clear what the XOR engine is for Of course I’ve heard great things about freenas but I’ve never tried it.

If your looking rlcketraid add new hard drives get a SATA2 controller that supports 4 drives. Will keep update on things. I just built a new box with this card.

Installing Highpoint Drivers on FreeNAS

I suppose I could run Win as a virtual machine under Linux, but meh While I understand your need to get your server working, that doesn’t do much good for the community. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Freenas does have the driver but it doesn’t have any raid management tools.


Thanks for the info, I was going to try to do a similar analysis this morning but here it is for me! I ended up loosing the array and data.

Highpoint RocketRaid

Wednesday, February 21, Not sure what problem in particular you are referring to. Jan 22, 1. Also if data protection is critical for you consider buying 2 RR’s for redundancy. However, it doesn’t recognize my rr Looks like one of the larger linux distros like Ubuntu or Fedora will have drivers for it, and they support GPT to partition your massive array.

Before it’s headless, I powered done and installed just the rocketraid controller. Have you considered a 64bit version of Windows?

After all, there is only one bus. After the array finished builing like 16 or so hours i loaded freenas and everything worked.

I also rigged a fan over the heatsink on this controller because it gets extremely hot. Thanks so much for your reply. No, create an account now.


I tested with the gig drive to make sure everything was working, and I can share it without problems. I’ll mess with jumbo frames later tonight, assuming that won’t mess anything up with my regular net connection on the router as well as my ethernet printer.

Installing FreeNAS 8.x on HDD with RocketRAID 2680 support.

Quick sample of price alternatives: There is no LiveCD version if you want to have a persistent configuration. I’m changing my controllers.

You are far better off just using a hard drive or another USB stick to store your data. Yes, you can make istall USB drive writable, but there isn’t much space. I am about to install this card with 6 gb drives and am wondering the same thing in terms of operating systems. Thursday, February 22, 2: