From: Scott Walde <linux_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Tue Sep 23 2003 - 13:30:02 CST

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Dave Hall wrote:

> Have you (or anyone else on the list) played with the higher-end Adaptec
> controler (the one with the i960 processor)? It looks to be compatible
> with some of the mid range SCSI controllers in most UNIX flavours. I was
> seriously considering it as an upgrade except it can still only handle 4
> drives and with some of the advantages of serial ATA I figured I'd wait
> until they had a serial ATA equivalent.

I haven't actually played with either yet, but in the Linux world, the
3Ware controller is held in high regard. Both parallel and serial
versions are available from 2 to 12 drives. They have had open source
drivers in the mainstream kernel since 2.2. I think Steven has used


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