Re: Need SAS HBA for Debian Jessie
On Fri, 22 May 2015, Leslie Rhorer wrote:
> 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?
There is no management software needed; it's an HBA.
> > 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.
Then that's what I'd suggest.
> > 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
In this case, it's limited because the enclosure is kind of slow and I'm
daisy chaining them. But doing raid6 with mdadm, it's getting around
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