Hardware RAID support? Which controller best to use?

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Sat Nov 26 07:30:03 GMT 2005

On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Martin Nilsson wrote:

> Roger Marquis wrote:
>> Scott Long <scottl at samsco.org> wrote:
>>>> Sadly, the fast LSI SCSI RAID drivers either don't exist for FreeBSD
>>>> or are not mature.  Adaptec SCSI RAID is also not as well supported
>>>> as some of the SATA RAID cards.
>>> What?  Is this some sort of troll?
>> Scott,
>> Are you saying that the mpt drivers are no longer "largely
>> unmaintained" or that there are management and monitoring tools
>> for any Adaptec (U320) card?
> In my book "fast LSI SCSI RAID" refers to the amr driver and the MegaRAID 
> cards, not the cheap LSI SCSI boards with IME (Integrated Mirroring Enhanced 
> - RAID 1E) that uses mpt.
> The amr boards have excellent support in FreeBSD and even official support 
> from LSI. LSI have mgmt tools available for FreeBSD on their web.

I'm just looking at getting a system with an Intel SRCU42X card in it ... 
this is supported by the amr driver, so do I automatically assume that 
this is supported by LSI also, even though it is 'branded' an Intel card?

Thanks ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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