Subject: Re: SATA RAID controller recommendations
To: Dan Melomedman <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/2003 22:16:09

ICP Vortex controllers should be supported (at least scsi) tough...

Tsiteerin Dan Melomedman <>:

> 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 
> Thanks.
> > 	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.

You get what you pay for ;-)


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