Subject: Re: hardware SATA raid advice
To: Marc Tooley <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: port-amd64
Date: 03/30/2006 15:35:05
On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 12:45:49PM -0800, Marc Tooley wrote:
> I have a Tyan Thunder K8W 2885 w/ 8GB RAM and an LSI MegaRAID 300-8X. 
> The MB is populated with two Opteron 246's.

I was consistently disappointed with the performance of the 300-8X.  The
3ware 9550SX, OTOH, is *REALLY* nice.  Unfortunately, the driver hasn't
been (publicly) ported.