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Re: the RAID question, again

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Vincent van Leeuwen <pgsql(dot)spam(at)vinz(dot)nl>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: the RAID question, again
Date: 2003-04-22 17:18:57
Message-ID: 200304221018.58000.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Vincent,

> But if this controller is medium-end, could anyone recommend a high-end
> RAID card that has excellent linux support? One of the things I especially
> like about ICP Vortex products is the official linux support and the
> excellent software utility for monitoring and (re)configuring the raid
> arrays. Comes in handy when replacing hot-spares and rebuilding failed
> arrays while keeping the box running :)

No, just negative advice.  Mylex support is dead until someone steps into the 
shoes of the late developer of that driver.   Adaptec is only paying their 
linux guy to do Red Hat support for their new RAID cards, so you're SOL with 
other distributions.

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco


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