[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for
yanfali at best.com
Tue Dec 14 00:00:33 UTC 2004
Russ Dill wrote:
>>I didn't have the money, so I ended up getting a cheap HighPoint card
>>and using Linux software RAID to replace my FastTrack. The FastTrack
>>is definitely faster than softRAID in terms of throughput, but I'd
>>rather have safer, slower data personally.
> As far as just adding ide ports, would you recommend highpoint?
I've had good luck with Silicon Image 680 cards, I've used them half a
dozen times. They are usually 20-30USD retail. I currently have two of
them in my mythbox and they co-exist quite happily with all my onboard
IDE and SCSI boxen. They are UDMA 6 compatible and appear sanely designed.
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