No, I'll install using the internal drive bays mapped to an LSI controller. Using the internal disks bays is also handy for ZIL/L2ARC devices.
-- Ed On 7/2/12 5:07 PM, "Anh Quach" <a...@blackandcode.com> wrote: >Yes, planning on attaching multiple DataOn JBODs. > >When you say you've been replacing the onboard Smart Array controller (in >external disk setups), do you also mean that your root pool is configured >on the JBOD(s), essentially completely bypassing any of the built-in >drive bays? > >Thanks, Edmund! > >-Anh > > >On Jul 2, 2012, at 2:40 PM, Edmund White wrote: > >> This depends upon what you want to do. I've used G6 and G7 ProLiants >> extensively in ZFS deployments (Nexenta, mostly). I'm assuming you'd be >> using an external JBOD enclosure? >> >> All works well. I disable the onboard Smart Array P410 RAID controller >>and >> replace it with an LSI SAS HBA. If using internal disks, I'll use the >> 9211-8i. If external, the 9205-8e. Or sometimes, both. >> >> I think the DL380 G7 is a better choice for PCIe flexibility, though. >>The >> DL360 is pretty limited in expansion space. >> >> -- >> Edmund White >> >> >> >> >> On 7/2/12 4:29 PM, "Anh Quach" <a...@blackandcode.com> wrote: >> >>> Hello, >>> >>> Has anyone out there been able to qualify the Proliant DL360 G7 for >>>your >>> Solaris/OI/Nexenta environments? Any pros/cons/gotchas (vs. previous >>> generation HP servers) would be greatly appreciated. >>> >>> Thanks in advance! >>> >>> -Anh >>> >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> zfs-discuss mailing list >>> firstname.lastname@example.org >>> http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss >> > _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss