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.  One oddity is the box has two SATA
>>> SSDs which also show up the card's BIOS, but present OK to
>>> Solaris.
>>> I'd like to re-FLASH the cards, but I don't think Dell would be
>>> too happy with me doing that on an evaluation system...
>> 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 going in my R515:
>> /kernel/drv/sd.conf
>> sd-config-list = "SEAGATE ST3300657SS", "power-condition:false",
>>                  "SEAGATE ST2000NM0001", "power-condition:false";
>> (that's for Seagate 300GB 15k SAS and 2TB 7k2 SAS drives, depending on
>> your drive model the strings might differ)
> How would that work when the drive type is unknown (to format)?  I assumed if 
> sd knows the type, so will format.

I haven't looked at the code recently, but if it is the same parser as used 
then a partial match should work. Can someone try it out and report back to the 
        sd-config-list = "SEAGATE ST", "power-condition:false";

-- richard

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