[CentOS] Serial ATA hardware raid.

Fri Apr 15 17:39:15 UTC 2005
Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com>

centos.org_list at 000a.com wrote:

>> From experience, 3Ware has the best support for hardware SATA RAID on 
>> Linux, 
> whether on kernel 2.4 or 2.6.  Their drivers have been included in 
> most distros for a very long time, and even the latest 9xxx cards are 
> fully supported out of the box, or with drivers you can freely 
> download from 3Ware web site.  We use their cards on several 
> production servers, including a few that have 12 SATA drives for 
> massive 3TB storage solutions.  I don't recall ever having problems 
> with their cards or support.
> Chris
> _______________________________________________

What he said.  8-)  3Ware is the way to go.   I've been using thier 
cards w/linux for 5+ years w/nary a problem.



Chris Mauritz
chrism at imntv.com
VP & Chief Technology Officer
Independent Music Network