Yes too all he said, been there, done that. Addonics now has 6GB SATA for those that were put off with only 3GB SATA. ;)
-- Jason Belec Sent from my iPad > On Feb 14, 2014, at 2:29 AM, Boyd Waters <waters.b...@gmail.com> wrote: > > For many years, I used PCI cards with a Silicon Image 3124 or 3132 SATA > controller in my Mac Pro. > > They are essentially the same. The 3132 is PCIe, and the other one is PCI-X. > > You can purchase them from Addonics, who will supply a Mac driver for you. > Newegg and Amazon work too. > > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816124030 > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816124026 > > These are simple controllers. I did run into a problem with them when I was > running a bigger zpool under Solaris 11, it would not keep up with the load. > I use an 8-port LSI controller for that now in a Linux server. I no longer > have the old Mac Pro so I don't know how it might work for Mac ZFS. > > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816117157 > > This intel-rebadged LSI card is ideal for personal use, small ZFS servers. In > addition to the controller, you will need two SFF-to-SATA cables, about $20 > each. > > But you can start out small with a $20 Syba card. > > Sent from my iPad > >> On Feb 13, 2014, at 2:44 PM, Alex Wasserman <alexwasser...@me.com> wrote: >> >> All, >> >> Anyone got a recommendation on a 4+ port PCI SATA card? >> >> Is something like this worth the money? >> >> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816115114 >> >> Thanks, >> >> Alex >> -- >> >> --- >> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups >> "zfs-macos" group. >> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an >> email to zfs-macos+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. >> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. -- --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "zfs-macos" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to zfs-macos+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.