CERC ATA100/4CH on Linux (Was: What RAID in PE1655MC blades?)
basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com
Tue Apr 9 06:29:01 CDT 2002
> I noticed that it has a new RAID solution - the PERC 4/IM
> Does anyone know what flavour this is? Adaptec/aacraid or
> AMI/megaraid or other?
> I prefer the AMI cards under Linux, but the new PE1650 doesn't
> offer this for internal disks. I'd be interested to know what
> the PERC 4/IM is, and how well it will work with Linux.
This has just reminded me of another new product that Dell has recently
launched. So, if I may add a few more questions into the mix...
What is the Linux support like for the new CERC ATA100/4CH controller, as
seen in the PowerEdge 500SC and 1400SC servers? Is the performance up to
scratch (i.e. no driver troubles, like with Aacraid)? Is the controller
simply a re-brand of some other product (perhaps Adaptec)?
A PowerEdge 1400SC server with a CERC adapter, packing four 120GB drives
running Linux with Samba has great appeal as a cheap fileserver with tons of
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