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Re: Why you should not buy Promise products if you use Linux



On 4 Dec 2002, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

>> I've been using SCSI RAID arrays for almost three years now, different
>> controllers, different RAID setups and I've never run across such a
>> poorly supported/designed product. 
>
>You are comparing hardware raid with software raid here. Promise "raid"
>is nothing more than software raid, and in fact we ship an experimental
>driver (GPL) for it already.
>
>> Then again I probably should have stuck with RedHat's software based
>> RAID, I've had a server running that for over a year with no problems to
>> date.
>
>Red Hat's software raid is indeed better than Promise's software raid...

And we even allow them to see our intellectual property too via 
the GPL.  ;o)


-- 
Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat





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