[CentOS] SAS Controllers

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Nov 29 18:49:55 UTC 2006

On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 at 11:36am, Mark Snyder wrote

> We are specifying two servers using supermicro X7DBE+ MB and want to add on a 
> SAS controller for Raid 10.  We want to use the CentOS 4.4 X86_64 distro.
> We are currently considering an Intel CC SRCSAS144E SAS Raid Controller for 
> the servers using 4 Fujitsu 147 GB SAS HDD, and a Adaptec SASC RAID 4805 
> 8-port for the server using 6 Fujitsu 147 GB SAS HDD.
> Any feedback on this distro, the supermicro X7DBE+, or SAS controllers would 
> be appreciated.

I'd recommend looking at LSI for SAS controllers.  I can't say that I have 
any experience with Intel or Adaptec RAID controllers, but I have had very 
good experience with LSI for SCSI (both RAID and not) controllers.

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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