Recommended SATA card?

Ante Karamatic ivoks at
Mon Jun 16 20:52:48 UTC 2008

On Mon, 16 Jun 2008 15:35:01 -0500
"James Dinkel" <jdinkel at> wrote:

> The controller is going to be the issue here.  Any brands of cards
> that use the same controller are going to be equally supported.  You
> could check what controller is on your motherboard and try to get a
> card with that same controller.  However, the Promise SATA controller
> is very popular and I *believe* is well supported in linux.

Promise will bring you bad results. I would suggest 3ware. LSI/Intel
will also work, but as Promise, provide bad results :/

Note that I'm talking about RAID cards...

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