Are hardware vendors starting to bail on FreeBSD ... ?

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Wed Jun 28 20:32:50 UTC 2006

On Jun 28, 2006, at 1:08 PM, User Freebsd wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jun 2006, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
>> On Jun 28, 2006, at 10:16 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>> growing number of places (ie. Adaptec / Intel) appear to be  
>>> dropping support for it as well ...
>> Many places are starting support for FreeBSD, or increased  
>> support, as well -- Areca RAID, HPT RAID cards, more LSI cards  
>> with better monitoring (it appears -- maybe it was always there  
>> and I did not notice it)
> Most of those are SATA related stuff though, no?

Yes and no.  LSI has high end SCSI stuff.  I was just replying in  
general that vendors are not necessarily dropping support.   Some  
stuff is dropped, some stuff just not updated, etc.  And some new  
vendors or existing vendors with new products have increased support.


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