On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Eric D. Mudama
<edmud...@bounceswoosh.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan  3 at  8:03, Gary Driggs wrote:
>> I can't comment on their 4U servers but HP's 1&2U includwd SAS
>> controllers rarely allow JBOD discovery of drives. So I'd recommend an
>> LSI card and an external storage chassis like those available from
>> Promise and others.
> That was what got us with the HP boxes was the unsupported RAID cards.

See also http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.os.solaris.opensolaris.zfs/48231
, Edmund's post in particular.
370-G6  should be able to handle max 14x3TB drives.

> We ended up getting Dell T610 boxes with SAS6i/R cards, which are
> properly supported in Solaris/OI.
> Supposedly the H200/H700 cards are just their name for the 6gbit LSI
> SAS cards, but I haven't tested them personally.

Were the Dell cards able to present the disks as JBOD without any
third-party-flashing involved?

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