Re: Silicon Image 3114 and Seagate?
On Sun, 18 Dec 2005, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
I am getting ready to purchase a system that has the Silicon Image 3114 SATA
controller. I understand that it is well supported, even by the default
kernel in Sarge. However, I was also planning on getting some Seagate
Barracuda drives. Based on some things I found via a Google search , I am
a bit hesitant to get that combination. Does anyone on the list have any
firsthand experience with Barracuda drives on a 3114 controller? What have
I have three systems on Tyan S2875 (Dual Opteron) boards with sil 3114
chips all carrying 4 Barracuda drives. Two have had no problems. The
other is the oldest and has had a variety of issues. I lately flashed
the bios to the latest version and installed amd64 etch from the beta
install image (2.6.12 I believe) and things have been stable since.
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