suggestions for SATA RAID cards
dan at langille.org
Wed Aug 23 20:07:39 UTC 2006
On 23 Aug 2006 at 10:05, Greg Martin wrote:
> I find it hard to believe nobody has mentioned 3ware, they are a bit
> more expensive but you pay for top notch quality, stability...
> Their newer cards support PCI-X and SATA II /w hotswap.
3Ware came to my party when setting up a new server for FreeBSD Diary
and co. They sent me a 9550SX-8LP. The only problem I had was
solved with a firmware upgrade. So far, I've build the RAID10 array
with 8 Raptors (6 live, 2 hot swap) and created a NetSaint plugin for
I do like their CLI interface. It is very comprehensive:
I can confirm the hot-swap works for me.
More details of my 9550SX-8LP experience are in these articles:
Dan Langille : Software Developer looking for work
my resume: http://www.freebsddiary.org/dan_langille.php
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