Adaptec SATA 1205sa support for FreeBSD 6.0
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Thu Dec 15 13:18:47 PST 2005
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:42:05PM +0100, Sren Schmidt wrote..
> Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:07:26PM +0100, Sren Schmidt wrote..
> >>thron forum wrote:
> >>>Does the current release support the Adaptec SATA 1205sa card? I have
> >>>searched the Freebsd site as well as Google.com/bsd and I cant find the
> >>The 1205 is based on the SiI3112 SATA chip and is as such supported.
> >>However, that chip is with a fair margin the worst piece of crap you can
> >>buy for money IMNHO.
> >>Get a real SATA controller and spare yourself the trouble, headackes
> >Soren, what would you recommend for a plain SATA controller?
> Something Promise, a tx2 or tx4 depending on channels needed.
> >And what for one that can do true RAID1?
> Define true RAID1 ?
> All RAID1's that ATA supports are sofware based, any controller can do
> here, unless you want to boot from it, you'd go for one that has BIOS
> support for RAID like the Promise TX2200..
Well, yes, booting is the issue yes. Seems in .NL TX2200 has become a rare
breed. Would a TX2300 also do?
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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