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

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Mon Jan 11 19:19:14 UTC 2010


On 1/11/2010 1:33 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> 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.
>
>    
http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Hardware/sata.html#marvell

it's fakeraid.  I don't know if it's a different one than what was in 
there previously though..:)


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