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

Rich rercola at acm.jhu.edu
Fri Oct 12 14:18:49 UTC 2012

All 4 are listed in there as being SAS2008-based, which makes sense
[AFAIK, Dell has no cards based on the LSI 22xx/23xx lines of chips

- Rich

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 6:33 AM, Sašo Kiselkov <skiselkov.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> --
> Saso
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