Functional RAID controller?

Rink Springer rink at
Tue May 8 17:10:40 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 07:57:45AM -0700, Barrett Lyon wrote:
> I would like to find a SATA RAID controller that plays nice by a  
> company that is FreeBSD friendly and progressively working on their  
> drivers.  Does anyone have any suggestions other than to not use the  
> 7.0 branch?

I'd suggest you look at the Areca series of controllers, supported by
arcmsr(4). They are actively maintained, and have been rock solid for
me. Performance is outstanding. I must say I have not tried the
controller under CURRENT, but as the driver seems to be MFC'ed every now
and then.

Rink P.W. Springer                                -
"It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But yet a far more terrible thing,
 to admit it."                                    - Darth Traya

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