Subject: Re: twe status queries?
To: Frank Naumann <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/2005 16:48:32
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On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 10:00:13PM +0100, Frank Naumann wrote:
> Hello!
> >I find that a fascinating detail. Do you know of a comparable (12-port
> >or more) escalde series which can support 12-drive or greater configs,
> >and which also offers at least one of:
> >
> > a) supports 2 or more RAID-5 sets with performance not less
> >    than the `fast' set of der Mouse's setup (multiple hardware XOR=20
> >    engines,
> >     or sharing a fater engine amongst multiple RAID sets?); or
> >
> > b) Supports single RAID sets larger than 2TB?
> The newer escalade 9000 series controller are able todo this (but I'm sur=
> they are not yet supported under NetBSD).

Note: The 9000 series have been refered to as the "Apache" controlers in=20
some docs, which is why the FreeBSD driver is the "twa" driver.

Take care,


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