Stable SATA pci card for FreeBSD 6.x/7.0

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Thu Aug 21 12:34:57 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 09:49:25AM +0200, Sebastiaan van Erk wrote:
> I was thinking of buying the Promise SATA300 TX4 PCI Controller. I've  
> searched on google, and I do see some negative posts on them in  
> combination with FreeBSD, however they all date back at least 2 years...
> Does anybody have positive/negative experiences using this card?

I have one of these cards (not currently in use; less stuff inside my
FreeBSD box at home the better), and never ran into any oddities.  That
was with 4 disks connected, each disk its own UFS2 filesystem.  ZFS
wasn't available back then.

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