well-supported SATA RAID card?

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Sat Mar 11 02:01:23 UTC 2006

> Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 10:07:51 +0100
> From: "Patrick M. Hausen" <hausen at punkt.de>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> Mornin'
> > After not having much success with the hptmv driver for highpoint's
> > rocketraid 1820A, I'm wondering if other folks have had good luck with any
> > SATA RAID cards with at least 6 ports... Is there a SATA RAID card with
> > utilities that let you manage while the OS is running that folks have had
> > good luck with? I've been happy with the megaraid series on linux at my
> > job, but I'm wondering if the management utilities are there on freebsd,
> > etc.
> http://www.icp-vortex.com/english/product/pci/rz_sata_8/8586rz_e.htm
> Expensive? Yes.
> Fast, reliable, cheap - pick any two ;-)

Well, they are also probably not too cheap, but I have been very happy
with the 3Ware SATA card. 3Ware has been very good at support for
FreeBSD and the management tool (3DM2) is in ports.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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