What is a good choice of sata-ii raid controller for freebsd?

Alexander Sabourenkov screwdriver at lxnt.info
Fri Feb 9 13:37:01 UTC 2007

Artem Kuchin wrote:
> hi!
> I am the original poster of this thread. I have read many interesting
> reply during these two days. However, as i said in the original message
> due to certification issues i am pretty limited to INTEL controllers  and
> i have not seen a single relevant reply about them.
> This is interesting. Nobody uses Intel controllers on FreeBSD or
> they just suck that much?

If you have enough  SATA ports and no need for fancy RAID levels,
then my advice is to use gmirror.

Hardware RAID1 buys you nothing in perfomance and reliability
for a prolonged headache with drivers, bios insanity and 
monitoring+control tools.



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