well-supported SATA RAID card?

Niki Denev nike_d at cytexbg.com
Sat Mar 11 02:12:03 UTC 2006

On Friday 10 March 2006 11:07, Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
> 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 ;-)

If this is the same hardware as the Intel Integrated Raid controllers (SRCS14L 
and similar) also made by ICP, then they are anything but fast :)

I would choose Areca or 3ware.

> HTH,
> Patrick


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