[CentOS] Third-party SATA-RAID cards suggestions

Fri Dec 6 07:22:28 UTC 2013
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of m.roth at 5-cent.us
> Sent: den 5 december 2013 18:14
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Third-party SATA-RAID cards suggestions
> I wouldn't recommend the RocketRaid. We have a few of them here; they
> work
> ok, but Highpoint, who makes them, are *not* really great about updating
> drivers once the card's out their door. The last one we put back into
> service, I had to find the last source code they had for that card,
> several years old, and then fix the code before I could compile it. (At
> least it was in C).
> Second on MegaRAID. The ones we have here are the Dell rebranded PERCs,
> and we've never had trouble, except with ones nearly 10 years old.

We have one really old Dell rack server with a PERC. Works like a charm with

I'm thinking I should ask my bosses for more budget and get a real
linux-certified server instead... 8-[