[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for mythbackend machine

John Andersen jsa at video.homelinux.org
Wed Dec 8 22:44:28 UTC 2004

On Tuesday 07 December 2004 12:51, Andrew Plumb wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> For those who do use hardware RAID5 cards for ATA IDE drives, which
> cards have you (not) had success with, for use in a mythtvbackend
> machine?  Or in any Linux-based machine for that matter?
> I'm pondering picking up something like a Promise FastTrak SX4000.

Why bother.  Software raid easily outperforms any of these
raid cards,  Its Robust, Mature, Universally Supported, Open Source
and highly configurable.

Oh, and did I say ROCK SOLID?


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