[TriLUG] raid cards
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 15:37:35 EST 2006
On 2/15/06, Wing D Lizard <wingedlizard at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> 'end user' -- a random quote from a random post from
> an random user on a random web page.
Randomly used in your post?
> His point was that promise makes some good
> hi end stuff, but the some of the pci boards ( he was
> referring to the fasttrack 2300 ) are cheap and junk.
Ok, so some of the promise stuff might not be so good.
But, how about my opinion that ALL of the SiL stuff
is junk. That's probably just as valid as some random
quote on a web page, eh? :-)
> It looks like the drivers for it stops at redhat 9 on
> the promise web site. There were some posts about a src
> code wrapper around a binary driver ( also posts about
> having to downgrade gcc to get it to work).
Um, hello? This *IS* linux we're talking about right?
Why in the world are you looking for _binary_ drivers
like that? Did you even take a look at the web page
I gave you? That's the OFFICIAL status page of the
in kernel, open source drivers. That should be considered
the ultimate, FINAL word about SATA support in the
> I'm changing jobs, and reconfiguring my rackmount
> for my old company before shipping it back. I'd like
> to find something that is supported and proven, so I won't
> be haunted by it.
Supported by who? A binary driver thrown up on a web
page using an older specific linux distribution or the
actual ones that are supported in kernel. PLEASE
go look at that web page BEFORE making more comments
like this. I'll even quote it again so you don't have go
looking for it. It's
> the sil3112 works fine on my motherboard, but if there
> are pci problems, I want to stay away from it as well
> ( so thanks for your input).
If you've got something that works, why are you considering
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