[OpenIndiana-discuss] Dell Precision T3600 with Openindiana 151a7 ?

Sašo Kiselkov skiselkov.ml at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 10:33:31 UTC 2012

On 10/11/2012 11:23 AM, Udo Grabowski (IMK) wrote:
> On 11/10/2012 10:35, Sašo Kiselkov wrote:
>> On 10/11/2012 10:25 AM, Udo Grabowski (IMK) wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> vendor wants us to buy Dell Precision T3600 with Xeon E5-1650 16 GB ECC.
>>> processor (C600 series Chipset, Raid Card H310 PCIe, Intel 82579 Gbe
>>> controller). Does anybody know if that works with OI151a7 ? Don't want
>>> to return 3 large boxes ...
>> Possibly the only sore point could be the H310 controller. Is it the
>> full PCI-e version of the card or the mini-type? If it's the full-sized
>> one, it's easy to reflash to IT firmware (since it's based on the
>> venerable LSI SAS 2008 chip) and get full JBOD functionality for ZFS.
> Don't know, both full and minitype are listed in the manual:
> <http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/storage/Storlink/PERC_8/en/UG_PERC8_en.pdf>
> But on page 43 it says drives can be converted to NON-Raid for H310.
> Would that already help ?

Don't know. Best ask your sales rep, he should be able to tell by
looking into their sales system (the cards have different part numbers).
I don't trust the stock firmware, so it's best to be sure that you can
switch to stock IT firmware from LSI if necessary.


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