[LUNI] Adaptec vs 3ware
skie at dragonsvalley.com
Fri Aug 17 11:07:56 CDT 2007
On Friday 17 August 2007 10:17:03 am Scott Lockwood wrote:
> Avoid 3ware like the plague that it is. We used to use their controllers
> here, and had odd problems with a drive not getting any where near the
> transfer rate that it should after a raid failure caused us to insert
> this drive into the array as a replacement for a failed drive. We called
> 3ware for support, and got this clown on the phone who wanted us to do
> all the really basic trouble shooting that we had already done. We
> explained that this is basically a Linux only shop, that we had done all
> the basic trouble shooting he was asking us to do, and asked to speak to
> 2nd level. We were imperiously informed, "I AM the Linux support guru!"
> We started buying whatever cards come in the Dell servers, and have
> basically not looked back. We have no more 3ware cards in any of our
Of the 4 servers I have with 3ware cards, I haven't had any problems yet, but
I haven't had to replace any drives yet either.
Just curious, did the tech guy you talked to have an Indian accent?
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