Are hardware vendors starting to bail on FreeBSD ... ?
nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 20:05:38 UTC 2006
On 6/22/06, Marc G. Fournier <scrappy at hub.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jun 2006, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> > On Jun 22, 2006, at 11:55 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> >> not only do I like the SAS drives (4 in a 1U rack so that I can use
> >> RAID1+0)
> > What drives are they? There is nothing in the SAS spec about drive
> > dimensions so it seems you like your particular models of SAS drives
> Ack, I thought it was a standard size thing, never even thought about it
> ... I ordered the drives from HP, with the server ...
> I'm guessing what I got were the 2.5" form factor, vs the 3.5" ... and
> based on that same page, looks like I can get 2.5" SATA also ... i thought
> the 'small size' was a SAS feature :(
The 74GB 2.5" SAS drives are $700 each, $9.50 per gigabyte! The array
I just finished building was 2400GB, If I'd used your drives the
drives alone would have cost $23,000... holy shit man.
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