[CentOS] Calling All FS Fanatics

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Thu Oct 5 04:48:16 UTC 2006

Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
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> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 12:23:49PM +0800, Feizhou wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 10:24:57AM -0500, Steve Bergman wrote:
>>>> Makes one wonder if Linux is reasonably usable with 3ware. ;-)
>>> I take by that emoticon that you are kidding, because everyone (and
>>> their cats and dogs) is using 3Ware on Linux these days. I have (P)ATA,
>>> SATA and SCSI 3Ware cards on Linux servers, without any issues whatsoever.
>> Lucky you, if you had paired your older 3ware card with certain 
>> motherboards...
> Maybe. But I have made certain my BIOS (both mb and card) were always up
> to date.

The problem had nothing to do with bios being up to date. That is why 
3ware maintains a list of compatible motherboards. But I did leave out 
one important bit...the problem I have seen involved riser cards and was 
resolved after getting a particular riser card from a particular 

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