Subject: Re: SATA RAID controller recommendations
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2003 13:40:05
On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:

> That's my experience with the Promise controller on my Asus A7V.  That
> controller is an unreliable piece of crap with the time between
> errors/lockups/freezes measurable in single-digit hours.

The promise on my A7V333 seems to work fine, albeit used as just a plain
old IDE controller. (I do my RAID using RAIDFrame.) It currently has
my 80 GB boot drive and three 120 GB data drives. (The fourth 120 GB
data drive in my RAID array is on one channel of the VIA controller;
the other VIA controller channel contains a Sony CD-RW and memory stick

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