[OpenIndiana-discuss] Dell R510 SAS2 Backplane with SAS2008 (PERC H200)
alubel at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 22:03:25 UTC 2011
Yeah, its the drives.. whipped out a Hitachi 2TB SATA 3gbps drive and
plugged it in and it looks good.
looks like my problem is the ST2000NM001 - 6gbps SAS2 2TB. Problem is that
I have 20 of these. I wonder what I should do now..
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 1:50 AM, Rich <rercola at acm.jhu.edu> wrote:
> I'm guessing it has to be the drives, because
> A) I don't think the SAS expander portions of the SAS protocol are
> B) I have tried some extremely convoluted SAS expander configurations
> with OI and had them run "fine"*.
> I'd finger LSI as making any SAS things for Dell by default, as I know
> they're the ones who have made it in the past, and I don't know of any
> other company with SAS expanders on the market.
> - Rich
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 12:20 AM, Andy Lubel <alubel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Backplane drivers should be irrelevant. The expander should speak a
> common language. Not sure how to tap into things to confirm. I have tried
> lsi latest IR and IT firmwares with same results under OI and sol11.
> > On Nov 30, 2011, at 23:25, Gary <gdriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I've found the ZFS discuss list a good source for people with a wide
> >> variety of HBA knowledge. It is true that if your aren't using a
> >> cable that you'll need drivers that work with whatever backplane you're
> >> using instead.
> >> -Gary
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