[mythtv-users] Another take on large-capacity disk enclosures
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Tue Jun 16 09:30:10 UTC 2009
On Mon, 15 Jun 2009, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 17:52:18 -0400
> > From: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>
> > Links please. I really could use 8 port or greater SATA2 controllers
> > in my file servers that do not include hardware raid that I will never
> > use.
> Well, the Supermicro board I pointed to when I started this thread:
>> 2x SUPERMICRO AOC-SAT2-MV8 64-bit PCI-X133MHz SATA Controller Card ($99)
> ...is cheap because (I assume) it doesn't try to do hardware RAID,
> and it has 8 ports.
> I don't know of any other such boards with 8 or more ports, though
> I haven't searched exhaustively.
LSI MegaRaid SATA 300-8X
More expensive, but can have battery-backed RAM and uses an i960 to provide
hardware RAID IIRC.
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