Q: Looking for a recommendation for hardware RAID cards and
matt at fruitsalad.org
Thu Jul 14 20:46:14 GMT 2005
On Thursday 14 July 2005 22.43, Freddie Cash wrote:
> On July 14, 2005 11:33 am, J. Nyhuis wrote:
> > I am looking at purchasing a 3ware SATA 8006-2LP RAID (SATA)
> > controllers for a servers running FreeBSD 5.4-stable. Is anyone out
> > there using a SATA 3ware RAID controller card on FreeBSD and would be
> > willing share their experiences, good, bad, or otherwise?
> > 3ware has done well by me with my Linux boxes, but I am willing to
> > consider other vendors if they have a better product.
> I've heard great things about the 9000-series from 3Ware on the -current
> and -stable mailing lists. There's even vendor support (FreeBSD drivers,
> CLI management, web management, etc) from 3Ware, as well as the 3dm ports
> and native drivers.
we use both the 8000 and the 9000 they are really nice and fast, I would stay
away from the PATA 7000 though it is not very fun to work with and very
particular about what fw it has loaded.
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