Linux driver labeled 3w-xxxx. Anyway, the biggest issue with software vs. RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool. What is your company size? Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. The RPM can be converted to. Just out of curiosity, are you testing after enabling directio or before?

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Escalading RAID Options

Sign in with Linus. Yes hpsa Yes Yes Yes? They have, amongst others, an ‘archttp’ module which enables a web interface! Post as a guest Name. If you are using a Linux distribution for which there is not a. I may linu upgrading sooner rather than later Well, you really have to see it. If the data wasn’t worth the minimal effort of backing up, it’s surely not worth the major effort of recovery.

Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor.

3wsre The motherboard has both pci-x and pci-e slots. Page 26 – To connect the interface cables to the d Note that the “MI” in the full model number designates the multilane internal connector that consolidates four separate SATA drive connectors into a single connection on the board. 3wafe the end of aacraid section is the old information on tools available on Dell website, which may be useful for older distributions and controllers.


Then again, iozone runs a LOT faster on this server. I applied three of the suggestions from the 3ware article: My filesystems are ext3.

LinuxRaidForAdmins – Debian Wiki

Sign In Sign Up. It has a Web-based management utility that makes remotely managing the controller and RAID array a simple task. I forgot to turn the write cache on in the 3ware BIOS! What is your company size?

Auto Mode Using minimum file size of kilobytes. So in conclusion, it appears the would greatly help you, or even the which is pci-e as well.

Reads improved, but writes still sad.

Hardware Installation Notes

What is your job title? Driver name Name of the Linux kernel module. There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: Status RAID status easily available?

Posted January 16, edited. Some linux tools are available on a CD included with the controller. Posted January 18, edited. Things like processor usage, reliability, and problems with degraded arrays are the real problems.


Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

They do seem roughly similar, with a small edge to the WD. The Intel chipset on his motherboard is probably better, but some of these issues will probably be present with any software RAID solution.

Minimum status information is OK or degraded i. Same source requirements as the CLI tools.