[buug] 3ware PCI IDE RAID card

Nick Jennings nkj at namodn.com
Fri Dec 20 15:11:00 PST 2002

On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 02:46:18PM -0800, f.johan.beisser wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Bob Read wrote:
> > Opinions please on the 3ware PCI IDE Raid card?
 I use them at work all the time, they are very usefull for a cheap RAID.

> > Bonus question:  Is there a way to build a "cage" of IDE drives
> > connected to this 3ware card that shows a red light on the front for a
> > crashed drive and a green light for an OK drive?
> not really. you could do that in software though. the 3ware drivers should
> report problems to the kernel, and in turn announce them to the console.

 There is also the '3dm' web-based management software which comes on
 the driver CD. 

- Nick

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