Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-09 Thread Tim Fletcher
On 08.01.2013 20:43, Krunal Desai wrote: On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Sašo Kiselkov skiselkov...@gmail.com wrote: PERC H200 are well behaved cards that are easy to reflash and work well (even in JBOD mode) on Illumos - they are essentially a LSI SAS 9211. If you can get them, they're one

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-08 Thread Ray Arachelian
On 01/07/2013 04:16 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: PERC H200 are well behaved cards that are easy to reflash and work well (even in JBOD mode) on Illumos - they are essentially a LSI SAS 9211. If you can get them, they're one heck of a reliable beast, and cheap too! I've had trouble with one of

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-08 Thread Andrzej Sochon
Hi, Thank you very much for hints, I will try. Best Regards, a. -Original Message- From: Sašo Kiselkov [mailto:skiselkov...@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 10:16 PM To: Tim Fletcher Cc: Andrzej Sochon; zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-08 Thread Krunal Desai
On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Sašo Kiselkov skiselkov...@gmail.comwrote: PERC H200 are well behaved cards that are easy to reflash and work well (even in JBOD mode) on Illumos - they are essentially a LSI SAS 9211. If you can get them, they're one heck of a reliable beast, and cheap too!

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-08 Thread Pasi Kärkkäinen
On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 06:36:18AM -0500, Ray Arachelian wrote: On 01/07/2013 04:16 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: PERC H200 are well behaved cards that are easy to reflash and work well (even in JBOD mode) on Illumos - they are essentially a LSI SAS 9211. If you can get them, they're one heck of

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-07 Thread Andrzej Sochon
Hello Sašo! I found you here: http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2012-May/051546.html How about reflashing LSI firmware to the card? I read on Dell's spec sheets that the card runs an LSISAS2008 chip, so chances are that standard LSI firmware will work on it. I can send you all

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-07 Thread Tim Fletcher
On 07/01/13 14:01, Andrzej Sochon wrote: Hello *Sašo*! I found you here: http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2012-May/051546.html “How about reflashing LSI firmware to the card? I read on Dell's spec sheets that the card runs an LSISAS2008 chip, so chances are that standard LSI

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-07 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 01/07/2013 09:32 PM, Tim Fletcher wrote: On 07/01/13 14:01, Andrzej Sochon wrote: Hello *Sašo*! I found you here: http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2012-May/051546.html “How about reflashing LSI firmware to the card? I read on Dell's spec sheets that the card runs an

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2013-01-07 Thread Tim Fletcher
On 07/01/13 21:16, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 01/07/2013 09:32 PM, Tim Fletcher wrote: On 07/01/13 14:01, Andrzej Sochon wrote: Hello *Sašo*! I found you here: http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2012-May/051546.html “How about reflashing LSI firmware to the card? I read on Dell's

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-07-02 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/29/12 08:42 AM, Richard Elling wrote: On May 28, 2012, at 2:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: .. If the drives show up at all, chances are you only need to work around the power-up issue in Dell HDD firmware. Here's what I had to do to get the drives

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/ 7/12 04:08 PM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/ 7/12 03:42 PM, Greg Mason wrote: I am currently trying to get two of these things running Illumian. I don't have any particular performance requirements, so I'm thinking of using some sort of supported hypervisor, (either RHEL and KVM or VMware

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do show up in Solaris 11 format, but they show up as unknown, unformatted drives. One oddity is the box has two SATA SSDs which also show up the card's BIOS, but present OK

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do show up in Solaris 11 format, but they show up as unknown, unformatted drives. One oddity is the box has two SATA SSDs which also

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 05/28/2012 11:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do show up in Solaris 11 format, but they show up as unknown, unformatted drives. One

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/28/12 10:53 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 11:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do show up in Solaris 11 format, but they show

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 05/28/2012 12:59 PM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 10:53 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 11:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/28/12 11:01 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 12:59 PM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 10:53 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 11:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 05/28/2012 01:12 PM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 11:01 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 12:59 PM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 10:53 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 11:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-28 Thread Richard Elling
On May 28, 2012, at 2:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: On 05/28/12 08:55 PM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 05/28/2012 10:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote: To follow up, the H310 appears to be useless in non-raid mode. The drives do show up in Solaris 11 format, but they show up as unknown, unformatted drives.

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-27 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 05/07/2012 05:42 AM, Greg Mason wrote: I am currently trying to get two of these things running Illumian. I don't have any particular performance requirements, so I'm thinking of using some sort of supported hypervisor, (either RHEL and KVM or VMware ESXi) to get around the driver

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-09 Thread Igor Kozhukhov
Greg Mason gmason at msu.edu writes: I am currently trying to get two of these things running Illumian. I don't have any particular performance requirements, so I'm thinking of using some sort of supported hypervisor, (either RHEL and KVM or VMware ESXi) to get around the driver support

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-06 Thread Greg Mason
I am currently trying to get two of these things running Illumian. I don't have any particular performance requirements, so I'm thinking of using some sort of supported hypervisor, (either RHEL and KVM or VMware ESXi) to get around the driver support issues, and passing the disks through to an

Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

2012-05-06 Thread Ian Collins
On 05/ 7/12 03:42 PM, Greg Mason wrote: I am currently trying to get two of these things running Illumian. I don't have any particular performance requirements, so I'm thinking of using some sort of supported hypervisor, (either RHEL and KVM or VMware ESXi) to get around the driver support