Adaptec cards of today are slow. If anyone actually reads down this far…. If the controller fails, all your data is gone until you find a replacement card with the same bios version, hw rev no etc etc. January 8, at 7: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. August 14, at 2: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

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That means that as soon as something attempts to write to the drive it gets written, but you are limited to the speed the drive can write information Write cache not catch means that the memory on the card caches the writes so that the OS can go on, and then as the drives can handle the data it writes it out. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

If you need storage solutions for redundancy — hardware or fake RAID adaptex you also need an extra identical controller card that you have tested to be working in the running system. April 25, at 4: Also I made a different partition under Windows.


Your email address will not be published. Posted on September 7, by Brent. October 4, at 9: Man how expensive is a real hardware solution for an 0,1,10 RAID device. 1430ss

Just the RAID functionality is a drama? That means that as soon as something attempts to write to the drive it gets written, but you are limited to the speed the drive can write information. Adaptec A Raid controller card. But screenshots show what I get when trying to install Ubuntu Now, a word from Adaptec: Results 1 to 3 of 3. The time now is September 8, at 7: It would be cheaper to just use motherboard SATA ports and setup software raid. Adaptec is not a company someone really need today.

June 21, at Well then it is still Junk in my opinion. Light them up boys!!!

[ubuntu] adaptec SA – how do I make this PROPERLY work

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Those cards were fast. Adaptec makes crap hardware anymore. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.


Just because a card adapec fakeraid doesnt meant it will be of no use, im planning to use a SA purely as a sata controller for my md array. But today there are enough other companies that do a better job in.

Even the most expensive ones are slower than almost anything else. August 23, at 6: Find More Posts by glennbtn. Unfortunately, we do not support Fedora Core and currently there are no plans to do so. I did fill it out even though I am sure it will get sent to the scrap heap.

Adaptec 1420SA is JUNK!

I installed 2 set of server and using SA. How is it that companies have gotten so out of control ada;tec they can just screw their customers over and nothing seems to slow them down?

You would need at least one partition which can be read at the early boot stage without support of the kernel.