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Re: [OT] hardware SATA raid which is 32-bit PCI compatible?



On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 14:27, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> On Fri, 14 May 2004, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am in the market for a hardware SATA raid card which should at least
> > do RAID 5 and of course work with Fedora. Most cards are for 64-bit PCI
> > busses only. Are there any cards which work on a standard 32-bit PCI
> > bus? I know I won't get max performance but for the time being...
> 
> yes, the 3ware cards work in 32bit pci slots. something like a 8506 with 
> some reasonably fast disk will get into the range of perhaps 70MB/s 
> writeing on a big raid-5 stripe so you can get most of the performance 
> you'd expect out of a 32bit pci card, it's just that when you add a second 
> one and a couple of gigabit ethernets it's not going to continue to scale 
> very well.

I have looked at 3ware (now AMCC it seems) but I am not sure if there is
proper (open-source) support for this 8506 yet.

Thanks.

>  
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Jurgen
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
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