suggestions for SATA RAID cards
Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at withagen.nl
Wed Aug 23 08:01:50 UTC 2006
I've ran into sort of a snag with building a 2T file server.
Given all the good press here for 3ware and the talk to the guys at the CeBIT
I decided to go for a 9550SX-LP8.
With that I bought a ASUS serverboard: K8N-LR with 165 dual core opteron.
In itself is this a combo that I thing would do for a long time at my home. ;)
However the 3ware controler decided not to play nice with 2 of the PCI-X
boards I have here. It gets stuck in the bios disc scan. I've RMA-ed the card,
but my guess is that it'll take a too long a time to fix/replace it for my
So I'm looking for alternatives with good support under amd64. I've seen that
the Adaptecs are supported under aac(4). But what about Promisse or Highpoint
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