Subject: Re: Escalade 7850 IDE RAID Controller
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/30/2002 21:27:36

At 18:42 05/30/2002 JST, Curt Sampson wrote:
> Has anyone tried out the 3ware Escalade 7850 (or similar) IDE RAID
> controller with NetBSD?

I am using the 3ware Escalade 7210 with NetBSD/i386 1.6_BETA1.
My configuration is RAID1 with two IBM ATA100/80GB HDD and thay
are fine working.

> Also, anybody know anything about how well these things perform?

My machine is very old and slow (Pro200MHz, 128MB MEM). But I can 
give you the performance data of the RAID by bonnie.

              -------Sequential Output-------- ---Sequential Input-- --Random--
              -Per Char- --Block--- -Rewrite-- -Per Char- --Block--- --Seeks---
Machine    MB K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU  /sec %CPU
          100  9965 96.0 25626 92.7 11585 43.8  7406 96.2 35722 56.5 2437.4 82.3