August 23, at 6: Adaptec used to mean that you were getting decent hardware. The good Adaptec cards as we know them from the SCSI-era were designed by a different type of engineers. April 25, at 2: I installed 2 set of server and using SA. Hello Brent, thanks for keeping this blog alive. January 26, at 1:
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I need to get it up with Fedora Core 4. February 21, at Just the RAID functionality is a drama? How is it that companies have gotten so out of control that they can just screw their customers over and nothing seems to slow them down? April 23, at 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.
Posted on September 7, by Brent.
Adaptec – Adaptec Serial ATA II RAID SA
It was a lot of bitching without a lot of content as to why. Thank you very much Brent for taking the time back then to write this blog. BSOD with a 0xb. However, it seems like a few of you have gotten the card to work with Linux drivers.
Adaptec 1420SA is JUNK!
I did fill it out even though I am sure it will get sent to windoww scrap heap. After being happy with previous products from Adaptec I got sloppy and purchased a SA … just to end up here. Now, a word from Adaptec: January 8, at 7: Here is the email exchanges:.
September 8, at 7: Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4. Adaptec sa in raid 1 mode cc willnot mirror.
I have decided to do this in my own style, and I hope to avoid the baseless bitching while still telling people why not to use something. 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.
I wrote them to ask if there was any possibility of support for something else and they were less than helpful.
Your email address will not be published. I shoulda found this page before I bought this crap. 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 wjndows 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.
June 27, at Well, bye bye Adaptec. Running fine with Debian vanilla since it is fully supported.
Adaptec – Adaptec Driver: SA and SA bit Windows Driver v Download Detail
I installed 2 set of server and using SA. August 14, at 2: July 9, at 7: Justin, so did some aspect of their driver suddenly make the card a true hardware RAID card? Calling it a RAID is a sad joke. Adapyec will definitely not buy this card.
May 11, at Light them up boys!!! You can find useful tips under linux.