On Nov 30, 2011, at 6:06 AM, Sašo Kiselkov 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 on
>> the D2700.
>> These were setup with MPxIO (dual controllers, dual paths, dual-ported
>> disks) and required a slight bit of tuning of /kernel/drv/scsi_vhci.conf,
>> but the performance is great now. The enclosure is supported and I've been
>> 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.

I have tested this configuration with D2600 and D2700 enclosures and the
SC08Ge HBA under ZFS and NexentaStor.  Works fine.
 -- richard


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