Functional RAID controller?

Scott Long scottl at
Wed May 9 01:05:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 8 May 2007, Barrett Lyon wrote:

>> In fairness, if you care about network bandwidth more than stability,
>> HEAD is the place to be. On my hardware if_mxge can get 9.3Gbps and
>> if_cxgb can get full line rate. if_mxge isn't even in RELENG_6 and
>> if_cxgb performance is at least 25% worse on RELENG_6.
> I can concur, that's why there is so much pressure to use HEAD, it's a 
> substantial difference and all the network performance is found in HEAD, but 
> it's useless if my disk arrays crash after writing some logs.  :)

That statement is a bit overly broad and can lead to bad rumors :-)
Most storage drivers work pretty well right now.  So I can understand your 
feustration with your case, and hopefully Adam and I will have a resolution soon.


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