Tom Diehl wrote: > > Hi Tim, > > > On Thu, 13 Sep 2007, Tim Verhoeven wrote: > > > On 9/13/07, Tom Diehl <tdiehl at rogueind.com> wrote: > >> > >> Does anyone know how I can find out if an ibm serveraid > 8k sas storage > >> controller (zero channel RAID) is a real hardware RAID > controller and > >> supported in the standard CentOs kernel or is it a fake > raid controller. > >> I am trying to decide if I should get the serveraid > controller or go get > >> a 3ware controller. > > > > Tom, > > > > The ServeRAID 8k s a real hardware raid controller, is has 256 MB of > > cache I think and a battery backup. So in this case there is no need > > for a 3ware controller. On the IBM website you can also find a > > commandline tool (called arcconf) that allows you monitor and > > configure the controller inside Linux. > > Is there a place where this kind of thing is documented? I > looked through Google > for about 3 hrs yesterday and I could not find anything definitive. > > Thank You, for the info. I hate to be the stater of the obvious... but doesn't IBM's website provide product specs along with a compatibility guide? -Ross ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original and any copy or printout thereof.