I finally worked the courage to flash the newer FW20 version, and remove the BIOS, which shaved a huge amount of time off boot. Posted September 26 edited. Already have an account? Boot up unraid and look in the logs. And everything is hunky dory again on my server. Based on my experience:

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Should I flash a recently acquired LSI SAS I? (SOLVED) – General Support – Unraid

Thus far i have not had any 9211-8o with it. I will be back if I have questions about the flashing process. I have been unable to update it past 6. It is the following version: If you receive the SAS controller and it’s currently in IT mode, I wouldn’t bother flashing it, even if it isn’t the latest and greatest v Boot up unraid and look in the logs.

Thanks for the information! Edited March 16 by Ruthalas Adding further information. Register a new account. Posted September 26 edited. Would we drop the -b mptsas2. I would flash it to IT mode. I am currently following this guide. What are zas downsides to running in IR mode?


Based on my experience: Sign In Sign Up. Is this one of the devices that ought to be flashed to the ‘IT’ version for best use? I assume it lacks some feature-set or capability? Product Pricing Community Blog.

When I upgraded to my current server Asus Prime ZA and Core i, for some reason, the system took like 6 minutes to boot, compared to a couple on the old system. Posted March 14 edited. Edited March 29 by Ruthalas Added solved tag to title. If it says IR mode it still needs to be flashed.

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Or would I have to track it down via another method? I am currently running 6.

That guide provides a direct link to the firmware for the model. And yes, I know you probably won’t reboot your server that often, but why spend that time when you don’t need to.


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Just now, Ruthalas said:. Just check it’s not using p Thank you all for your help. I recently flashed this same card to IT with the latest Firmware which i believe is up to