[rescue] Foiled again! *gnash*
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed May 14 21:45:32 CDT 2008
On May 14, 2008, at 9:36 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 May 2008, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> The bad news: There's no point in me running Solaris 10 on it
>>> the 3Ware 9500 controller in it is completely unsupported under
>>> Solaris x86. Can't see the disks at all. And if I don't run
>>> 10 or OpenSolaris on it, I don't get to use ZFS or zones.
>> Yep. I hit that -exact- -same- -blockade- with my Xeon box. Neither
>> 3ware nor Sun is inclined to support the other's products for some
>> FreeBSD 7, however, has excellent support for those devices, and I've
>> been very happy with it. I don't get the virtualization stuff I
>> to play with under Solaris, but I get an OS that talks to my storage.
> Further study seems to show that the only PCI-X SATA RAID
> controller supported under OpenSolaris/Solaris 10 x86 is the Tekram
> TR-834A. And apparently in JBOD mode, it works just fine with ZFS.
However, some of the LSI SAS cards are very cheap on ebay (well under
$100 at least).
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