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Re: Which SATA RAID controller?

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 07:08:57PM +0100, Marc Schiffbauer wrote:
> * Marcin Owsiany schrieb am 23.03.04 um 18:10 Uhr:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I need to choose between:
> >  - 3Ware Escalade 8006-2LP
> >  - Promise Fast Track S150 TX4
> > 
> > The Fast Track is a little cheaper, and has 4 interfaces (3Ware only 2).
> > Is there any good reason to choose 3Ware?
> IMO 3ware are the only reasonable RAID-Controllers for (S)ATA under
> Linux. 

anyone have any opinions about the adaptec 2400 (ATA) or 2410 (SATA)?

they have driver support in 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernels - no idea how good, though.

unlike the 3ware cards (or any other IDE/SATA raid cards i've heard of), they
do have a large (128MB) write-cache - which is essential for raid-5


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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