Philip M. Gollucci
pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Mon Jul 14 22:08:03 UTC 2008
Patrick C wrote:
> The 6i will work on FreeBSD, however realize that a much better choice
> for a production machine is a card which "really" supports FreeBSD...
> just due to the availability and reliability of the tools required for
> maintaining the system while running.
> Have you considered SuperMicro machines with 3ware (AMCC) cards? I'm
> not affiliated either, but it seems to be a great combo. AMCC still
> supports FreeBSD pretty well, and the cards perform well.
I'm using the Perc 6I in production on 2950s with RAID1+0 with SAS drives.
Also, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is using the same card with
ZFS of FreeBSD with SATA drives for svn.apache.org.
I won't comment on what card is better or worse, or faster, b/c I don't
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