On 22 Apr 2005, at 10:16, Lisa Muir wrote:
> Can anyone recommend linux compatible PCI ATA Raid cards. I picked up,
> and waited for a couple of Adaptec 1200's to arrive, and foolishly
> assumed that they'd be as supported as any other Adaptec scsi card etc
> that I've ever got.
>> They use a highpoint raid controller which the debian installer kernel
> doesn't support, and which the Suse installer kernel supports as an
> non raided IDE card.
>> Anyone got any recommendations on what to go for?
>> Yes, it must be IDE, must be PCI, and eh, yeah, must be linux!
>> Would be great if it was available in dublin, I'd like to work on
> these this weekend.
I bet those Adaptecs were cheap, yeah? Decent ATA RAID controllers
(3Ware, LSI) are rather more expensive (3 figure prices) but rather
better. Also, you're MOST unlikely to get them off the shelf in Dublin.
If you're trying to do it on the cheap, just use Linux software RAID.
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