how 'supported' are 3ware Escalade controllers?

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Wed Sep 1 07:28:04 PDT 2004


At 09:46 AM 01/09/2004, Leroy van Logchem wrote:
>Mike Tancsa wrote:
>
>>At 01:20 AM 01/09/2004, Brian Reichert wrote:
>>
>>>This page says there is support for other cards in this family, but
>>>doesn't explicitly cite the 7506-8, and cites some firmwar issues:
>>>
>>>   <http://people.freebsd.org/~msmith/RAID/#3ware>
>I have a server running (AMD64) with two 7506-12's. Never had troubles 
>with it only the CLI tool is not useable when a drive fails since it's 
>written for the 9000 series. I hope 3Ware will support the cards a little 
>older too.

The 3dm2 works with the 7xxx and 8xxx cards.  The web page is a little 
misleading as you have to say you are downloading for a 9000 card, when in 
fact its is designed to work with the 7xxx and 8xxx series as well.

If there is something broken on the CLI, you should let the 3ware folks know.

         ---Mike 



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