[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Jan 10 08:52:56 CST 2007

>From: der Mouse <mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
>Date: 2007/01/10 Wed AM 01:57:06 CST
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

>> If you want _absolute_ low-price, stuffing up to 6 or more drives in
>> fixed bays, [...]
>> But going above 4 drives makes the on-board RAID inadequate, and
>> you'll need to add a RAID controller (at considerable expense for a
>> good controller).
>If you're going for low price, why use "hardware" (usually really
>firmware) RAID at all?  Why not go with software RAID?

It is honestly hard to find multi-port SATA controllers that are _not_ RAID in my exp. The MB I suggested is a server MB, about $200, and includes hardware RAID for up to 4 SATA HDs on the MB. Lesser boards cost less, and offer same, in my exp.


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