Changes between Version 19 and Version 20 of LSI


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Timestamp:
08/25/08 15:48:17 (12 years ago)
Author:
Adam Cécile
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    v19 v20  
    1616Here are what we know yet:
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    18   * LSI FusionMPT: This is the cheaper card which is usually found in two-drive-bays-only servers.[[BR]]
     18  * '''LSI FusionMPT''': This is the cheaper card which is usually found in two-drive-bays-only servers.[[BR]]
    1919    It only supports RAID0 and RAID1.[[BR]][[BR]]
    2020    See: [wiki:LSIFusionMPT] for informations about this card.
    2121
    22   * LSI MegaRAID: This is the old high-end cards from LSI.[[BR]]
     22  * '''LSI MegaRAID''': This is the old high-end cards from LSI.[[BR]]
    2323    It is fully hardware RAIDs controllers supporting RAID5, at least, with various SCSI interfaces.[[BR]]
    2424    Deprecated, but still found in many old servers.[[BR]][[BR]]   
    2525    See: [wiki:LSIMegaRAID] for informations about this card.
    2626
    27   * LSI MegaRAID SAS: This is current high-end series from SCSI.[[BR]]
     27  * '''LSI MegaRAID SAS''': This is current high-end series from SCSI.[[BR]]
    2828    It use SAS or SATA connectors and can be found in many OEMs servers like Dell's.[[BR]][[BR]]
    2929    See: [wiki:LSIMegaRAIDSAS] for informations about this card.
    3030
    31   * LSI MegaRAID SAS (megasr crap): This is the first of the broken cards by LSI. I hope you don't have one.[[BR]]
     31  * '''LSI MegaRAID SAS (megasr crap)''': This is the first of the broken cards by LSI. I hope you don't have one.[[BR]]
    3232    In fact this card has FusionMPT hardware plus MegaRAID BIOS. RAID5 is supported through a proprietary kernel module.[[BR]][[BR]]
    3333    Both FusionMPT and this fake MegaRAID looks like this in lspci:[[BR]]
     
    4040    See: [wiki:LSIMegaSR] for informations about this card.
    4141
    42   * LSI MegaIDE: Another crap by LSI. This controller is fully software.[[BR]]
     42  * '''LSI MegaIDE''': Another crap by LSI. This controller is fully software.[[BR]]
    4343    It relies on regular SATA controller (Intel ICH7) and does software RAID using a proprietary kernel module.[[BR]]
    4444    All what's really hardware on this card is the BIOS that let you define some array.[[BR]]