[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations
rdfager at bobfager.com
Tue Dec 12 17:40:44 UTC 2006
On Tue, 12 Dec 2006, George Galt wrote:
> I've lost a few disks recently, including one on my MythTV box. I'm
> considering building a server that would hold MythTV files, photos,
> music, as well as back-ups of important documents on other machines,
> and so I've looked into going with hardware raid-5. Does anyone have
> any suggestions for cards?
> I've looked at an LSI LOGIC MEGARAID SATA 150-6 PCI SATA Controller
> (http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16816118011), does
> anyone have any input on this card?
> FYI, with the hardware laying around the house, I'm limited to PCI cards only.
3ware cards are certainly worth looking at. They've been well supported
in Linux for a very long time. They may cost a little more but I think
that you can get a 4 port card (9500S-4) for about the same price as the
LSI card you are talking about.
My experience with 3ware cards has been very good.
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