Hardware RAID support? Which controller best to use?
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Sat Nov 26 07:30:03 GMT 2005
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Martin Nilsson wrote:
> Roger Marquis wrote:
>> Scott Long <scottl at samsco.org> wrote:
>>>> Sadly, the fast LSI SCSI RAID drivers either don't exist for FreeBSD
>>>> or are not mature. Adaptec SCSI RAID is also not as well supported
>>>> as some of the SATA RAID cards.
>>> What? Is this some sort of troll?
>> Are you saying that the mpt drivers are no longer "largely
>> unmaintained" or that there are management and monitoring tools
>> for any Adaptec (U320) card?
> In my book "fast LSI SCSI RAID" refers to the amr driver and the MegaRAID
> cards, not the cheap LSI SCSI boards with IME (Integrated Mirroring Enhanced
> - RAID 1E) that uses mpt.
> The amr boards have excellent support in FreeBSD and even official support
> from LSI. LSI have mgmt tools available for FreeBSD on their web.
I'm just looking at getting a system with an Intel SRCU42X card in it ...
this is supported by the amr driver, so do I automatically assume that
this is supported by LSI also, even though it is 'branded' an Intel card?
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