[CentOS] Can anyone suggest a SCSI 3 card in either PCI-X or PCI-E x 4 for a Dell Poweredge 2900?

Thu Apr 7 17:49:41 UTC 2011
Michel van Deventer <michel at van.deventer.cx>

On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 10:45 -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 04/07/11 10:23 AM, Kevin Thorpe wrote:
> > The only PCI-X card I have is an old ICP Vortex RAID controller and
> > the Dell hangs with that installed (BIOS is disabled).
> >
> > It's only for a tape drive so performance isn't really an issue.
> parallel scsi is becoming somewhat archaic, and probably getting harder 
> to find, but I've always liked the LSI Logic scsi cards.
> for PCI-X, that would be a LSI-U320, and for PCI-E X4, a LSU20320IE  
> (both those have internal and external and external connectors on the 
> same U320 SCSI channel)
> a few more choices here, 
> http://www.lsi.com/storage_home/products_home/host_bus_adapters/scsi_hbas/index.html
> (some have dual channels, others have different connectors)
What about a PERC4 from Dell (LSI Megaraid , PCI-X). You should be able
to find them for a reasonable price on Ebay (70 euro). I used to have a
few lying around ;)