Yes, we also recommend 9205 and we have migrate to 9205 from 9200 for a
while and they are working good for our customers.  

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[mailto:zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Edmund White
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 6:13 AM
To: Sašo Kiselkov
Cc: zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org
Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] HP JBOD D2700 - ok?

I'd recommend the LSI 9205 over the 9200 simply for the newer chipset and
performance reasons, but the HP card you mention is compatible.

Edmund White

On 11/30/11 8:06 AM, "Sašo Kiselkov" <skiselkov...@gmail.com> wrote:

>On 11/30/2011 02:40 PM, Edmund White wrote:
>> Absolutely. 
>> I'm using a fully-populated D2700 with an HP ProLiant DL380 G7 server
>> running NexentaStor.
>> On the HBA side, I used the LSI 9211-8i 6G controllers for the server's
>> internal disks (boot, a handful of large disks, Pliant SSDs for L2Arc).
>> There is also a DDRDrive for ZIL. To connect to the D2700 enclosure, I
>> used 2 x LSI 9205 6G HBAs; one 4-lane SAS cable per storage controller
>> the D2700.
>> These were setup with MPxIO (dual controllers, dual paths, dual-ported
>> disks) and required a slight bit of tuning of
>> but the performance is great now. The enclosure is supported and I've
>> able to setup drive slot maps and control disk LED's, etc.
>Coincidentally, I'm also thinking about getting a few D2600 enclosures,
>but I've been considering attaching them via a pair of HP SC08Ge 6G SAS
>HBAs. Has anybody had any experience with these HBAs? According to a few
>searches on the Internet, it should be a rebranded LSI9200-8e.
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