[CentOS] SATA RAID card recommendation?

Gary Richardson gary.richardson at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 18:11:51 UTC 2007


I'm another satisfied 3ware user. I'm up to about 25 systems with cards in
them.

tw_cli is very scriptable for monitoring (see my post from yesterday :))

On 3/20/07, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
>
> I need a SATA RAID PCI card that works well with CentOS and is fully
> supported. Mandatory features:
> - works with the drivers already in the kernel, no additional drivers
> - can do RAID 0, 1 and 5
> - hotswap
> - allows to monitor the status of the array and of each individual drive
> via a script (ideally run from cron)
> - works with very large SATA drives
>
> Nice to have features but not mandatory:
> - small battery to keep the array alive until the write buffers are
> flushed after a power loss
>
> Anyone having positive experience with SATA RAID, please comment.
>
> --
> Florin Andrei
>
> http://florin.myip.org/
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