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Re: IDE controller card recommendation



On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 01:37:02PM -0400, Erik Karlin wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 12:25:06PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > Quoting Josh Battles <josh.lists@omg-stfu.com>:
> > 
> > >Roberto C. Sanchez said:
> > >>
> > >>I would like to use inexpensive cards (~$15-$30) since I will be setting 
> > >>up
> > >>software RAID and this is an older server with older drives.  I have
> > >>experience
> > >>with certain Promise cards under Linux (and I am not happy with that
> > >>experience).    Personally, I am just looking to find out what cards 
> > >>people
> > >>are
> > >>using and how happy/unhappy they are with said cards.
> > >
> I've got two of these:
> http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16815104214
> 
> just plugged them in and they worked. running sarge 2.4.27. I'm using my
> internal ports with 1 drive on one, and a drive + dvdrom on the other.
> the others all have one drive on each. i've got a 6 drive raid10 system
> all with 250g drives. I've read that you shouldn't use slave drives with
> software raid. everything is a master (except the dvd which is a slave,
> but hardly used)
> 

I got 2 of these and they are working quite nicely.  The kernel
recognized it right off the bat and the drives showed up as hde, hdf and
hdg.  Thanks for the pointer.

-Roberto

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto

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