[CentOS] Entry server hardware

Sun Feb 12 07:12:39 UTC 2006
Isreal Varela <isrealv at gmail.com>

Benjamin Smith wrote:
> On Thursday 09 February 2006 19:46, Matt Hyclak wrote:
>>> I would like some advice on a SATA RAID controller that is able to work 
>>> in a 32 bit/33mhz PCI slot. I have been looking for a while but all I 
>>> can find is 64 bit cards that cost over $300. I just need it to mirror 2 
>>> drives, and of course work in Centos 4.2.  I am not looking for RAID 5 
>>> or anything like that. All the cards I find that would do this are 
>>> fakeraid.
> Any particular reason why you're not using Linux Software RAID? Having had to 
> swap RAID arrays in a hurry to alien hardware, using standard IDE and 
> software RAID was a lifesaver for me! 
> -Ben 
I always thought hardware RAID was the way to go, Seems cleaner to me. 
Just used to doing it that way in the Microsoft world I guess.