[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 14:51:42 CST 2007

On 1/24/07, velociraptor <velociraptor at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/10/07, Meelis Roos <mroos at linux.ee> wrote:
> > > > Especially as you can get SATA RAID controllers for ~#300.
> >
> > What specific controllers do you consider good?
> >
> > 3Ware is known to be solid and I can only agree.
> > Areca seems good but I have no experience with it.
> > Promise supposedly has some real RAID too (EX and maybe SX8 series?) but
> > I don't know of any in production use.
> >
> > Any others that I missed?
> 3Ware, imo.  Reading the reviews of the Promise RAID controllers
> around the web, they seem like more trouble than they are worth.
> 3Ware's controllers come with notification via email Windows and they
> are supported on all the live CD Linux kernel's I've tried, as well as
> having FreeBSD support.

Bad form to follow up myself, but the SATA 3Ware cards do PCIe, as
well as PCI.  A used 4 port SATA card can be had for ~$100 on ePay.


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