hardware RAID cards in PE4600
schmitt at inf.ethz.ch
Tue Nov 19 03:21:01 CST 2002
I can`t comment about the cards you mention below, but I`ve made good
experiences with ICP-Vortex RAID controllers
(http://www.icp-vortex.com/). They provide, imho, good Linux drivers.
I don`t have throughput numbers, though. Maybe someone here on the list
can provide some numbers for ICP-Vortex controllers?
Alexander Lazarevich wrote:
> I've got a PE 4600, with a PERC3 QC controller in it, runinng RH linux
> We've been testing the a RAID 5 array (8 X 73GB drives) on the PERC 3 and
> we've decided the 45MB/sec we are getting just sucks. So we are looking
> into getting another RAID controller into the machine.
> Has anyone used these:
> LSI Logic MegaRAID SCSI 320-2
> Adaptec SCSI RAID 2200S
> Mylex eXtrememRAID 2000
> All three of them talk about linux support, although the Mylex seems
> questionable. Has anyone used a different RAID controller other than
> mentioned above?
> We are looking to get approx. 80-100MB/sec with hardware RAID 5 (8 X 73BG
> drives). Is this possible with any controller?
> Any ideas are welcome, and I thank you for your time,
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