Recommened U320 SCSI controller (pci-x)?
berni at ask-us.at
Wed Jun 6 20:36:01 UTC 2007
Nico -telmich- Schottelius wrote:
> Hello guys!
> I just found out that there's a scsi-specific ML and perhaps I'll now
> find the answer to the question which u320-pci-x scsi controller is
> recommended for use with freebsd (6.2).
> I read some drivers (amr,cis,mpt,iir), but I'm still not sure which
> card would do best with freebsd.
> I have a adaptec 39320 lying on my desk, but the system (dell sc1425) freezes
> under heavy load . I am using this script  to get it freezing,
> although it does _NOT_ work all the time.
> As our aim is to get the server fast up and running again we decided to
> try another scsi controller, but the big question is: Which one?
> Thanks for any hint,
> : http://home.schottelius.org/~nico/unix/freebsd/sc1425-freezing-20070604
> : http://home.schottelius.org/~nico/unix/freebsd/testdisks.sh
Not only for FreeBSD, I have the best experience with the mpt fusion
based cards, concerning performance and compatibility/reliability.
Currently, we have a subversion server running FreeBSD 6.2 without any
problems on an mpt based raid controller. I believe it is U160 though.
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