Will this stop me using the drives without RAID?

Regards,

William

On 28/04/06, Ted Mittelstaedt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> RAID support on the DL320 G4 is broken.  HP uses Adaptec
> firmware and Adaptec has not provided Soren programming info
> on their metadata format, as he requested.
>
> Ted
>
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> >Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2006 5:38 AM
> >To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> >Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >Subject: RE: FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4
> >
> >
> >
> >> Our vendor preference is HP, if anyone could share their experience
> >> with the following products (in regards of network/sata support and
> >> anything else mentioning):
> >>
> >> HP DL140 G2
> >> HP DL145 G2
> >> HP DL320 G4
> >> HP DL360 G4
> >
> >we tried dl320 g2, g3, g4, dl380 g3 with sata/ciss drives,
> >1-4gb ram, P4/XEON, DUAL-XEON with freebsd 5 and 6.
> >as of the *bsd's, freebsd has the best support for the
> >hp DL*s. sata support is not given for all embedded raid-
> >controllers but you can still use raid 1 functionality
> >using raidctl. hdd failures can render the system hang for
> >3-5sec's on sata devices but after this timeout, everything's
> >fine. rebuild is sometimes only possible by os-command, pluggin'
> >in the new drive is sometimes not enough ;-)
> >
> >nw/chipset support is working (at least on all machines we use).
> >no performance issues, except you configure as router and you use
> >many different irq's for all interfaces (only occurred on a machine
> >with 8 interfaces).
> >
> >thermal zone / ipmi support is not really
> >close to the vendors ideas and sometimes produces wrong
> >numbers, but if you don't want to set fan-speed or check
> >temp. on all mentioned devices, it's fine.
> >
> >also, system management like (red-power fail, red-fan fail, etc...)
> >is not really talking to the os and vice versa, therefore you'll
> >have to check for errors like this on your own.
> >
> >furthermore, bios/fw upgrades can sometimes be really annoying,
> >if you don't have usb-boot-support you'd run into troubles because
> >hp only delivers them for some specific os's and freebsd is not on
> >the list.
> >
> >btw. if somebody reads this and thinks: hey, bullshit i know a way
> >of doing this better and it works fine with my DL, please let me
> >know!
> >
> >best regards and good luck w. the hw :-)
> >
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