And I'm still trying to find out if anyone has used more than 4 Promise
Boards under Linux 2.4.x. :)
On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Joe Briggs wrote:
> You might want to consider the 3ware controllers. The have 2, 4, 8, and 12
> channel versions. All but the 2 channel are 32-bit. Their benefit is that
> they are scsci controllers (to the bus) that control ide drives. They are
> MUCH FASTER and infinetely more reliable under VERY HEAVY loads. That is, if
> you have other pci cards such as frame grabbers that bus master and blast
> lots of data accross the bus, the ide controllers can loose interrupts and
> corrupt the file system on your drives. The 3ware boards eliminate this
> painful problem and take only one irq.
> On Friday 20 June 2003 01:52 pm, war wrote:
> > How many Promise ATA/133 controllers are supported under 2.4.x on the same
> > box?
> > How many can be used at the same time (PCI)?
> > I read somewhere that 4 is supported, but are more than 4 possible? 5-6
> > possibly?
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