Re: raid controller & debian
Russell Coker wrote:
On Fri, 5 Sep 2003 01:25, Boehn, Gunnar von wrote:
I would like to set up a debian box with mirrored disks.
Can anybody please give me a hint which raid controllers are supported by
My original idea was to use an IDE 3ware 7000-2 controller.
Would this be a good choice ?
I have used the PERC cards that ship with the medium sized Dell servers and
the Mylex DAC960 cards. Both of them work fine, although the performance
from a small DAC960 was not impressive. I tested them extensively and found
them to be OK.
I've also worked on a Debian machine with a 3ware controller (not sure which
series), it worked fine, but I never had a chance to do a full test run as it
was a live production system before I got there.
I'm digressing a bit from the topic, but have you had any luck getting
the PERC software to work under Debian? I've had great success with
getting the PERC3 setup, configured, recognized by the kernel, etc. and
have even rode through a drive failure, but haven't gotten the utilities
to work out.
The damn card actually worked too well... the drive died, and my
webserver ran for three days before I noticed the blinking light on the
Thanks for any pointers!
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