[OpenIndiana-discuss] anyone done a HP DL160G5 install?

Brett Dikeman brett.dikeman at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 05:56:24 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 7:45 PM, Gary <gdriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not familiar with Syba cards so I looked them up and none of the
> low profile PCIe cards have Solaris drivers. I did notice one of their
> low profile cards has a Silicon Image Sil3132 chipset but I've no idea
> if that's supported either. Does the DL160G5 not have native SATA
> ports?

Yup, 4. And unfortunately, I need all four ports for the front drive
bays; the fifth was to accommodate a boot SSD.

By the way, if anyone is considering a HP server, skip the HP raid
cards.  A number of the low-end cards are utter, complete garbage.
One of ours (less than three years old) doesn't even support NCQ!


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