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27.Dd January 4, 2011
28.Dt HPTMV 4
29.Os
30.Sh NAME
31.Nm hptmv
32.Nd "HighPoint RocketRAID 182x device driver"
33.Sh SYNOPSIS
34To compile this driver into the kernel,
35place the following line in your
36kernel configuration file:
37.Bd -ragged -offset indent
38.Cd "device hptmv"
39.Ed
40.Pp
41Alternatively, to load the driver as a
42module at boot time, place the following line in
43.Xr loader.conf 5 :
44.Bd -literal -offset indent
45hptmv_load="YES"
46.Ed
47.Sh DESCRIPTION
48The
49.Nm
50driver provides support for HighPoint's RocketRAID 182x based RAID controller.
51.Pp
52These devices support ATA disk drives
53and provide RAID0 (striping), RAID1 (mirroring), and RAID5 functionality.
54.Sh HARDWARE
55The
56.Nm
57driver supports the following ATA RAID
58controllers:
59.Pp
60.Bl -bullet -compact
61.It
62HighPoint's RocketRAID 182x series
63.El
64.Sh NOTES
65The
66.Nm
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67driver only works on the i386 and x86_64 platforms as it requires a
68blob from the manufacturer which they only supply for these platforms.
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69.\"The
70.\".Nm
71.\"driver does
72.\".Em not
73.\"work on i386 with
74.\".Xr pae 4
75.\"enabled.
76.Sh SEE ALSO
77.Xr hptiop 4 ,
78.Xr kld 4 ,
79.Xr kldload 8 ,
80.Xr loader 8
81.Sh HISTORY
82The
83.Nm
84device driver first appeared in
85.Fx 5.3 .
86.Sh AUTHORS
87.An -nosplit
88The
89.Nm
90device driver was written by
91.An HighPoint Technologies, Inc. ,
92and ported to
93.Fx
94by
95.An Scott Long .
96This manual page was written by
97.An David E. O'Brien .
98.Sh BUGS
99The
100.Nm
101driver does not support manipulating the RAID from the OS, RAIDs need
102to be set up from the on-board BIOS.