Suse on Sata

Doran L. Barton fozz at
Mon Aug 7 23:57:05 MDT 2006

Adam Fisher wrote:
> I have never had success and would never use a SATA drive in a
> production environment with any flavor of Linux.  I always prefer SCSI. 
> However, I am volunteering for a non profit organization that went out
> and bought a 3 thousand dollar server from a company called Mendex.  

We run SATA drives in dozens of Linux servers. For non-critical and less
performance-intensive applications, we use software RAID. Otherwise, we
employ LSI Logic MegaRAID SATA controllers.

SCSI is nice, but not THAT nice when you look at the costs involved. :)

fozz at is Doran L. Barton, president/CTO, Iodynamics LLC
Iodynamics: IT and Web services by Linux/Open Source specialists
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