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Re: RAID card recommendation

From: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
To: Steve Crawford <scrawford(at)pinpointresearch(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Jochen Erwied <jochen(at)pgsql-performance(dot)erwied(dot)eu>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: RAID card recommendation
Date: 2009-11-27 04:49:47
Message-ID: 4B0F5A6B.5070008@cheapcomplexdevices.com (view raw or flat)
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Steve Crawford wrote:
> Greg Smith wrote:
>> Jochen Erwied wrote:
>>> - Promise Technology Supertrak ES4650 + additional BBU
>>>   
>> I've never seen a Promise controller that had a Linux driver you would
>> want to rely on under any circumstances...
> +1
> 
> I haven't tried Promise recently, but last time I did I determined that
> they got the name because they "Promise" the Linux driver for your card
> will be available real-soon-now. 

One more data point, it's not confidence inspiring that google turns up
Promise Technologies customers that are quite vocal about suing them.

http://www.carbonite.com/blog/post/2009/03/Further-clarification-on-our-lawsuit-against-Promise-Technologies.aspx


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