Hardware RAID support? Which controller best to use?

Nathan Vidican nvidican at wmptl.com
Mon Nov 21 15:30:59 GMT 2005

8600 is P-ATA, (aka ATA, aka EIDE - 80pin IDE ribbon, 8 drives, one per channel 
(no use of master/slave).

Quite well supported, but does not use S-ATA drives, and does nto perform nearly 
as well. To be honest though, havn't used one since like FreeBSD 3.X days myself...

Nathan Vidican
nvidican at wmptl.com
Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.

Olaf Greve wrote:
> Hi Ray and Nathan,
>> | They are somewhat pressed for installing the machine very soon, so 
>> he | asked me if I knew if the Adaptec 2410SA would also work well...
>> get the nail gun ready :)
> Hehehe, I just stepped on the emergency brake and told them your 
> opinions and urged them strongly to go for then 3ware one.
> The guy told me they can readily get a 3ware 8600 RAID controller. I'll 
> have a look-see on their page, but do you guys know off-hand whether 
> that one will fit the bill?
> Cheers,
> Olafo

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