Some thoughts 'bout scsi controllers
Nico -telmich- Schottelius
nico-freebsd-scsi at schottelius.org
Thu Jun 7 10:46:18 UTC 2007
Scott Long [Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 04:25:38AM -0600]:
> Nico -telmich- Schottelius wrote:
> >- amr: the 'old' megaraid (=lsi) scsi (parallel)/sata driver: Seems to
> > be also one of the recommended chips, though there where/are issues
> > about unmaintained lsi drivers
> Excuse me? I'm the maintainer of this driver, and I've never heard
> from you.
That's true. My information from
is outdated in that case. Sorry for the confusion.
> >We are looking on several servers and variants to replace the broken
> >sc1425 with the
> >39320 in it. I think one option would be a dell pe2950 (with perc5i/mfi)
> >or to get a mpt or amr supported u320 card.
> The MPT and AMR cards are not equivalent.
Which of those both would you recommened to use?
> >Though, still not sure whether the dell pe2950 will not be the cause for
> >new errors.
> The Dell 2950 platform works very well with FreeBSD.
Ok, so I think we'll order one of those and migrate our mailserver
to that machine, so we've more time to debug the AHD issues without
the problem that the productive system is freezing.
Think about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).
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