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

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Wed Jun 28 21:54:45 UTC 2006

On Jun 28, 2006, at 3:46 PM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jun 2006, Francisco Reyes wrote:
>> Marc G. Fournier writes:
>>> the problem is that none of the Tier 1 hardware manufacturer's  
>>> support FreeBSD, and a growing number of places (ie. Adaptec /  
>>> Intel) appear to be dropping support for it as well ...
>> But companies like 3Ware and Areca are supporting it and from what  
>> I see on the lists, people are voting with their money in their  
>> favor.
> The problem is that 3Ware and Areca, I believe, are SATA  
> vendors ... what I'm trying to do is keep to one 'integrated  
> environment / vendor', and stick with SCSI ...

Areca has, or is coming out with, an SAS controller according to some  
email I had with them last Fall


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