PM8068 is a SAS/SATA storage controller made by Microsemi. It is part of the Microsemi Smart IOC 2000 product family. It provides eight 12Gb/s SAS ports which support both SAS and SATA devices.
At this time there is no open source firmware available. The chip is known to use MIPS internally.
The PM8068 is an optional Talos II mainboard component.
Note: The documentation claims that the PM8068 does not support ATAPI CD-ROM, DVD, or tape devices.
- File:Talos_pm8068_main_firmware_rev_1_00.bin for recovery of a bricked Talos™ II on-board SAS controller. Requires the Microsemi
ssflashutility or an equivalent method of downloading firmware to the on-board parallel Flash storage device.
- product page for Smart IOC 2000 family containing PM8068
- Coreboot mailinglist thread discussing Talos II - PM8068 is mentioned as the SATA/SAS controller