LSI 1030, RAID1 unsupported
lydianconcepts at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 23:12:57 PST 2005
LSI makes several RAID products- a lot from different companies
they've bought. The behaviour and quality is quite variable.
On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 12:27:14 -0800 (PST), Doug Ambrisko
<ambrisko at ambrisko.com> wrote:
> Roger Marquis writes:
> | On Sun May 23 2004 Scott Long wrote:
> | >The mpt and amr drivers are largely unmaintained right now as LSI
> | >no longer sponsors an engineer to take care of them. I'm not sure
> | >what else to say about that other than we would gladly accept a new
> | >maintainer.
> | Is this likely to change in the foreseeable future? I just put
> | together an IBM e325 and discovered that the LSI 1030's performance
> | in RAID1 mode is abominable (5.3-RELEASE-p4, amd64, with Fujitsu
> | MAP3367NCs).
> Make sure your system isn't in background init mode etc. Of course
> I don't know how to do this without LSI monitoring utitilies.
> Complain to LSI the need for this. Without the various utilities and
> versions with fixed bugs you can't run a reliable RAID (ie. won't
> get RAID notificatioin that a drive went away, it is doing a
> consistancy check, etc).
> The more people that complain then hopefully we can get LSI to fix
> their binary only utilities that are required to monitor and admin.
> their RAID controller :-(
> I messured the amr RAID controller is faster for everything then aac
> on the same HW and drives under RAID 10.
> Doug A.
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