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Re: Need SAS HBA for Debian Jessie

On Monday, May 18, 2015 at 3:10:05 PM UTC-5, Don Armstrong wrote:
> I personally am using an LSI SAS2008-based HBA with two HP MSA60
> enclosures; I then run standard mdraid on top of that:

  And there are ports for the management software in Jessie?

> If you have smaller numbers of drives, then a standard SATA HBA is
> probably good enough.

   Not so much.  Twenty-plus drives in external SFF-8088 enclosures.

> Obviously, this set up is not that quick.

   Well, quick is nice, and the existing controllers are managing more than 750 MBps, but most of the work is across a single 1G Ethernet LAN.

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