Low performance under Unix, erratic behaviour and drive drops – while the card tested fine under Windows. Will report back on in in my Ubuntu server, then will see if Solaris Express recognises it. Lots of bandwidth available to each port. Board index All times are UTC. Alternatively – credit to Tim on linux-poweredge list: This change however did not seem to any difference on performance. Helped me locate a 2 port controller card for a new ZFS build.

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Haven’t had any luck with controllers from Promise so far, not under Linux at least.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

It’s time to add some more disks and I’m looking for a controller that I can use for my motherbord. More details A blog post claim supermicro provide a tool to get the status out from the command line. I could repair this from the backup tables using gdisk and finally got the array back.

I want to use mdadm so I want to be able to address each disk individually. This means that the write-cache is disabled by default. Last edited by JMCraig; at It doesn’t seem to. Great article, I’ve been looking for a summary like this for years, I still want to know if they sqs 3TB though.


SMART only makes it worse. Ahh it’s a software based controller not a hardware based controller.


Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new lsii as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Current software for managing AAC arrays is available at Adaptec website: Find More Posts by farslayer. Here are lso few links if you have trouble finding them.

linux – Identify disks on an LSI SASE controller – Server Fault

It’s probably a slight bottleneck, but even though, for 4 ports, PCI-E 2. Beware of data loss! Will it play well with the onboard raid drives or do they need to ALL be on the card or on the board as opposed to some on each?

Now I wanted to migrate to Ubuntu Can you tell me, how big is the performance boost? But it worked in 5.

Poor LSI SAS1068E Write Performance with Linux

BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. I made some wrappers linuxx binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet.


Back to the old system and the promise controller, I found that the partition table was corrupt. AndyN 1, 10 Debian-Installer Is the hardware supported by the Debian-Installer?

I had some problems llnux Adaptec SA. Most of my searches bring up external drive cages, or 5. I tried all the day making it work, impossible After a bug was fixed in the driver back in or so they’ve been fantastic cards. What are your experiences when migrating an software raid?

I guess next time i’ll buy 3Ware or something to avoid all this misery.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

I am frustrated by this as well I just don’t know what to do, because the the other linix hdds on the intel-southbridge are rockin.