Best hardware to mirror IDE drives under FreeBSD?
brett at lariat.org
Tue Jun 28 00:12:17 GMT 2005
At 06:34 PM 6/26/2005, Nikolas Britton wrote:
>1640: 4xSATA, PCI 32bit, 33MHz
>1810A: 4xSATA, PCI-X 64bit, 66/100/133Mhz
>1820A: 8xSATA, PCI-X 64bit, 66/100/133Mhz
>2220: 8xSATA-II, PCI-X 64bit, 66/100/133Mhz
>With the exception of the 2220 all of the other cards do RAID 5 in
>software. For your needs just about any RAID card from anyone will do
>what you want. The main reason I recommended highpoint's raid cards
>this because the company fully supports FreeBSD 4.x / 5.x with drivers
>and CLI/GUI management programs.
That's great! We don't run GUIs on servers that run RAID (for obvious
reasons), but if they have a good CLI program it'll work well.
>For you hot-swapping needs look here for SATA cages:
Anything that'll fit in a 17" relay rack?
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