[CoLoCo] SATA RAID controller

Carl J. Richell carl at system76.com
Sat Mar 1 20:02:37 GMT 2008


Jim,

That 3ware card works perfectly in Ubuntu - I believe from Edgy and up.  The cheap ones generally aren't any good (highpoint, etc.).  3ware is true hardware RAID whereas most other cards are software RAID.

Cheers,
Carl

----- "Jim Hutchinson" <jim at ubuntu-rocks.org> wrote:
> I'm still trying to find a RAID controller that will work with my
> system and is not too expensive. These things run from $15 to $1000.
> 3ware seems to have mostly 64 bit cards that won't fit my mobo. So
> far, this is the only one I found that "might" work
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816116041 .
> There are others from other makers but some are so cheap I'm wondering
> if they are any good. Can anyone shed any light on the subject?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jim
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