PERC3/Di new FW improvement

Kevin M. Myer kevin_myer at iu13.org
Wed Nov 28 08:03:00 CST 2001


When might we see the 2.6 FW update available for PowerEdge 4400 servers?  A 1.3
to 1.5 times increase in reads and writes is definitely worth a firmware upgrade....

Kevin
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Kevin M. Myer
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Quoting David Vu <David.Vu at aarnet.edu.au>:

> Hi,
> 
> I just updated the FW on the PERC3/Di on our 2550 to versino 2.6-0
> (build 3512) and have found that the bonnie++ sequential block write
> speed on the RAID5 volume is up 1.5 times (to ~30,000K/sec) and block
> read is up 1.3 times (to ~54,000K/sec), compared with 2.5-0.  These
> are with 5 10Krpm drives U160/3 SCSCI disk.
> 
> Anyone find similar results?
> 
> David.
> 
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