PERC3/DCP support?

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at dell.com
Thu Oct 11 15:50:00 CDT 2001


Yes. The linux 2.4.x megaraid.c kernel module driver for PERC3/DCP SCSI 
RAID card supports RAID5 in hardware.
--
Michael

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Eric St-Jean wrote:

> aaargh!!!
> 
> sorry about this, but i didn't specify that i meant to ask about hardware
> RAID 5 support under Linux 2.4.x!!!!
> I assume you understood that in your answer, but just to
> be absolutely certain, the linux 2.4.x megaraid.c kernel module driver for
> the PERC3/DCP SCSI RAID card supports RAID5 in hardware, right?
> 
> thanks again, and sorry for being so distracted when writing emails.
> 
> 
> On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Michael E Brown wrote:
> 
> >
> > Yes, megaraid supports hardware RAID5 on PERC3/DCP.
> >
> > On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Eric St-Jean wrote:
> >
> > > Thank you!
> > >
> > > Could you please confirm to me for sure that megaraid supports hardware
> > > RAID5 on the PERC3/DCP?
> > >
> > > thanks again!
> > >
> > > On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 Matt_Domsch at Dell.com wrote:
> > >
> > > > > At 13:34 10-10-2001 -0400, Eric St-Jean wrote:
> > > > > >The Dell salesperson has specified a PERC3/DCP SCSI RAID
> > > > > card (2 ch, 4 hd,
> > > > > >SCSI-160). I see that the megaraid.c module supports a
> > > > > number of PERC3/x
> > > > > >cards, but your page (http://domsch.com/linux/ and
> > > > > >http://www.dell.com/us/en/esg/topics/linux_linuxhome.htm and
> > > > > downstream)
> > > > > >does not specify PERC3/DCP.
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't know what the P means but if it is based on the same
> > > > > megaraid cards you should be fine.
> > > >
> > > > It means "it's a PERC3/DC, for Precision workstations".  It works with the
> > > > megaraid driver.
> > >
> > > ______________________________
> > > Eric St-Jean
> > > MSS Space Operations / 4A-145
> > > Canadian Space Agency
> > > (+1) 450) 926-5188  Fax: -4722
> > > <mailto:Eric.St-Jean at space.gc.ca>
> > >
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> > Michael E. Brown, RHCE, MCSE+I, CNA
> > Dell Linux Solutions
> > http://www.dell.com/linux
> >
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> >      then each of us still has one object.
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> >
> 
> ______________________________
> Eric St-Jean
> MSS Space Operations / 4A-145
> Canadian Space Agency
> (+1) 450) 926-5188  Fax: -4722
> <mailto:Eric.St-Jean at space.gc.ca>
> 
> 

-- 
Michael E. Brown, RHCE, MCSE+I, CNA
Dell Linux Solutions
http://www.dell.com/linux

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     then each of us still has one object.
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