hptnr(4) HighPoint DC Series Data Center HBA card driver


To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your kernel configuration file:
device hptnr

Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf5:



The driver provides support for HighPoint's DC Series Data Center HBA card.


The driver supports the following SATA controllers:

  • HighPoint's DC7280 series
  • HighPoint's Rocket R750 series


The driver only works on the i386 and amd64 platforms as it requires a binary blob object from the manufacturer which they only supply for these platforms. The driver does not work on i386 with pae(4) enabled.


The device driver first appeared in Fx 9.2 .


An -nosplit The device driver was written by An HighPoint Technologies, Inc. . This manual page was written by An Xin LI Aq [email protected] for iXsystems, Inc.