[OpenIndiana-discuss] Supermicro SC216 chassis with multiple HBAs?
Jason J. W. Williams
jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 03:21:12 UTC 2011
That's great to know. I'll push for that config. Thank you very much for your insight.
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On Oct 26, 2011, at 20:54, "Erik Forsberg" <erik at efca.com> wrote:
> There are several types of SC216A backplanes.
> I use the SC216A which then has 6 mini-SAS connectors (4 drives each)
> and use that with two LSI 9211-8. Works great so far.
> No port expanders there, so nothing that could fail.
> And no potential throughput bottlenecks.
>> -- Original Message --
>> Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:28:02 -0400
>> From: Doug Hughes <doug at will.to>
>> To: Discussion list for OpenIndiana <openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
>> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Supermicro SC216 chassis with multiple
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>> On 10/26/2011 7:40 PM, Jason J. W. Williams wrote:
>>> Has anyone here tried using two LSI HBAs (9211-8i) in a single SC216
>>> chassis? I'm being told there's only one iPass cable off the backplane
>>> and so only one HBA can be used...but with the number of folks adding
>>> in SATA SSDs it seems like there must be a solution so you don't have
>>> to mix SATA and SAS on the same HBA.
>>> Any insight is greatly appreciated.
>> My integrator is configuring with 3 of the 9211-8i..Either they know
>> something, or they don't know something.. But I have 3 integrators
>> essentially offering the samething, so I assume they all must know
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