[CentOS] Help with installing on Supermicro X6DHT-G server Marvell H2 SATA

Chris Mason (Lists) lists at masonc.com
Sat Mar 11 21:13:14 UTC 2006

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> I would strongly recommend *not* using that SATA controller at all.  
> Your problems with it aren't going to end once you get the install 
> done.  The driver from SuperMicro is not going to track the vendor 
> kernel closely at all, so you'll be forced to not install kernel 
> updates.  Also, given that the driver isn't in the kernel, its 
> performance and stability are unknown.
Well, you were right, the performance sucked. I will wait for the 3ware 
card to arrive.

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