>>>>> "TD" == Thom Dyson <TDyson(at)sybex(dot)com> writes:
TD> The Dell PERC controllers have a very strong reputation for terrible
TD> performance. If you search the archives of the Dell Linux Power Edge list
TD> (dell.com/linux), you will find many, many people who get better
TD> performance from software RAID, rather than the hw RAID on the PERC.
The PERC controllers are just a fancy name for a whole host of
different hardware. I have several, and some are made by LSI and some
are made by Adaptec. My latest is PERC3/DC which is an LSI MegaRAID
and is pretty darned fast.
Vivek Khera, Ph.D. Khera Communications, Inc.
Internet: khera(at)kciLink(dot)com Rockville, MD +1-240-453-8497
AIM: vivekkhera Y!: vivek_khera http://www.khera.org/~vivek/
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