Hello, after spending time and money on several Promise and Sillicon Image based cards that don't work properly, I am still in desperate need of a stable SATA controller.
The goal is ONLY to (1) be stable and (2) get as many SATA ports as possible. I don't care about saturating the PCI bus or anything like that; this is for home use. I want stability and preferably cost-effectiveness. I don't care about RAID support since this is for use with ZFS. My main candidate is the AOC-SAT2-MV8. Can anyone offer input on the stability of this card in FreeBSD? It would be perfect because it is priced very well. If the Marvell is out, other main contenders are the 8 port LSI MegaRAID, Highpoint RocketRaid and 3ware cards. But these are all on the expensive side, with the half-exception of the MegaRaid 300-8XLP which is only semi-expensive. Any recommendations? -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org
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