Subject: Re: SATA RAID controller recommendations
To: None <>
From: Dan Melomedman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/2003 15:00:14
Chris Tribo wrote:
> 	I recommend not getting any promise product. We made the mistake 
> of getting a ST6000 from them. Until the last firmware update, the card 
> didn't notice bad blocks or write failures from the disks, and just 
> happily kept writing. So you end up with the array going on and offline 
> randomly,and/or the card locking up randomly and/or data corruption. It 


> 	Most of what I've heard recommends 3ware. All their cards are 

These seem to be at least twice as expensive as most two channel SATA
cards though.