[nycbug-talk] Fwd: Adaptec AAC raid support

Dan Langille dan
Mon Mar 21 15:48:46 EST 2005

On 21 Mar 2005 at 15:39, bruno wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 03:22:50PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
> > On Mar 21, 2005, at 3:17 PM, bruno wrote:
> > 
> > >Not sure for SATA, perhaps LSI, I do know that Adaptec supposely has
> > >bugs in their SATA raid cards and they will freeze your server.
> > 
> > On OpenBSD specifically? <gulp>
> I really only know OpenBSD and I'm not sure of the status of other BSDs
> for these RAIDs. The crashes might be related to the fact that they
> don't have docs to write a driver. The fact that there _is_ a bug(s)
> in firmware (if true of course) makes me avoid those cards on any OS.

FWIW, my main FreeBSD development box runs an Adaptec 2400A (4 x 80GB 
IDE drives) giving me RAID-5.  I've not seen any problems.

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