Thank you very much for hints, 
I will try.

Best Regards,

-----Original Message-----
From: Sašo Kiselkov [mailto:skiselkov...@gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 10:16 PM
To: Tim Fletcher
Cc: Andrzej Sochon; zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org
Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Has anyone used a Dell with a PERC H310?

On 01/07/2013 09:32 PM, Tim Fletcher wrote:
> On 07/01/13 14:01, Andrzej Sochon wrote:
>> Hello *Sašo*!
>> I found you here:
>> http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2012-May/051546.htm
>> l
>> "How about reflashing LSI firmware to the card? I read on Dell's spec
>> sheets that the card runs an LSISAS2008 chip, so chances are that
>> standard LSI firmware will work on it. I can send you all the 
>> required
>> bits to do the reflash, if you like."
>> I got Dell Perc H310 controller for do-it-yourself experiments, I 
>> tried to run it on non-Dell PC platforms like Asus P5Q and Foxconn G31MX.
>> Without success.
>> I will appreciate very much any hint how to get LSI firmware and 
>> reflash Dell H310.
> I've successfully crossflashed Dell H200 cards with this method
> http://forums.servethehome.com/showthread.php?467-DELL-H200-Flash-to-I
> T-firmware-Procedure-for-DELL-servers

PERC H200 are well behaved cards that are easy to reflash and work well (even 
in JBOD mode) on Illumos - they are essentially a LSI SAS 9211. If you can get 
them, they're one heck of a reliable beast, and cheap too!

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