> Hello there,
> please, what RAID controller for ATA HDDs should I use in my new
> fileserver.
> I'd like to use RAID 5, if possible.


I have been using a Promise Fasttrak TX2 for my RAID1 filesystem. It works
like a charm under FreeBSD and is "officially supported". But if you need
RAID5 then I recommend FastTrak TX2000 which is also officially supported
by 4.8. It also supports hot swappable hard drives.

Fasttraks are also quite inexpensive. I can't say what is the difference
between Fasttraks and more expensive onces but I am happy with my

> Thanks for all recomendations.
> Peter Rosa

Johan Paul
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