[OpenIndiana-discuss] Dell R510 SAS2 Backplane with SAS2008 (PERC H200)
Jason J. W. Williams
jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 21:22:13 UTC 2011
If you've only got 2 ports on the LSI card for 12 drives, then an expander
has to be in play.
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Andy Lubel <alubel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm betting there is an expander, it looks fancy and some enclosure device
> shows up in the lsi firmware as well as cfgadm output.. Its also dual
> ported (and I have tried unplugging one cable with no different behavior).
> I may or may not be able to test these drives in another system.. let me
> try some shuffling and I will report my findings. I knew this R510 was
> going to be a challenge, but I didn't think for the backplane..
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Jason J. W. Williams <
> jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Andy Lubel <alubel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > IT firmware didn't work, same issue. I am really leaning towards some
> > sort
> > > of enclosure problem (backplane) - any ideas how to troubleshoot that?
> > >
> > Do the 2TB 2.5" drives work in other systems? Have you tried other drives
> > you might have lying around to narrow it down to just the 2TB drives? Are
> > there SAS expanders in the backplane?
> > -J
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