SAS controllers and SATA tunneling
andre at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 15 14:27:05 GMT 2005
Scott Long wrote:
> Andre Oppermann wrote:
>> Does one of our SCSI-SAS controllers support multiplexors and
>> SATA tunneling (STP)?
> No. Adding a SAS module to the MPT driver is probably the easiest
> option by far. SAS chips from Adaptec, Intel, Vitesse, and others
> likely do not have a FreeBSD driver nor the available documentation to
> write a FreeBSD driver.
Oops, how does our future look then? Are we going to be restricted to
SATA? I'd say in 2006 all new servers will be SAS-only. Old parallel
SCSI is dead.
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