[CentOS] 8-15 TB storage: any recommendations?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 18:33:52 UTC 2010


On 1/11/2010 11:38 AM, John R Pierce wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>> It seems X4500 (not available anymore) had Marvell SATA controllers, that
>> are not supported with RHEL5.
>>
>
> And those marvell controllers caused major grief for Sun, especially
> when Solaris added support for NCQ somewhere in there. under heavy IO
> workloads, the controllers would just hang.   Some nasty bugs.  Driver
> software workarounds caused a big performance hit.

Is that a different chipset than 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815121009 uses?  I 
replaced a Paradise and Adaptec card with one of these (or maybe the 
PCI-E version) and Centos recognized it and worked better than with the 
two different cards.

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   Les Mikesell
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