[CentOS] SATA RAID card recommendation?
andrew.cotter at somersetcapital.com
Tue Mar 20 18:03:39 UTC 2007
Oh... right.. I think we did have to add the drivers seperately for the
9650. 95xx should be "out of the box".
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> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org]On
> Behalf Of Joshua Baker-LePain
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] SATA RAID card recommendation?
> On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 at 10:52am, Florin Andrei wrote
> > I need a SATA RAID PCI card that works well with CentOS and is fully
> > supported. Mandatory features:
> > - works with the drivers already in the kernel, no additional drivers
> > - can do RAID 0, 1 and 5
> > - hotswap
> > - allows to monitor the status of the array and of each
> individual drive via
> > a script (ideally run from cron)
> > - works with very large SATA drives
> > Nice to have features but not mandatory:
> > - small battery to keep the array alive until the write buffers
> are flushed
> > after a power loss
> > Anyone having positive experience with SATA RAID, please comment.
> 3ware. Period. 9550/9590 will do everything you want. 9650 gets you
> RAID6, but I'm not sure the distro provided drivers have caught up yet.
> Joshua Baker-LePain
> Department of Biomedical Engineering
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