PERC3/Di replacement

Peter Smith peter.smith at
Sun Apr 18 11:02:00 CDT 2004

And also:

File Description: This software contains the RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 
3.0 drivers for the DELL PERC 2, PERC 2/Si, PERC 3/Si, and PERC 3/Di 
RAID controllers.

Fixes and Enhancements: -Wait for all commands to controller to complete 
in Adapter reset error handler.
-Corrected system hang when using CLI to create arrays under stress.
-Suppressed erroneous SCSI SRB Error message.
-Fixed RH8.0, RH9, AS2.1 Stress/CLI Crash.
-Added precompiled binaries for AS3.0 BETA
-Fixed Kernel Panic on RH9
-Added precompiled binaries for the 2.4.20-9 and 2.4.20-9smp kernels.


Per Steinar Iversen wrote:

>I got a Dell 2650 (running RedHat AS3) where the PERC3/Di locks up
>regularly, mostly during backup at night.
>As far as I can discover the problem with PERC3/Di lockups is well known
>but no solution is in sight. The question then becomes: What other Dell
>RAID controller is OK a replacement?
>It seems that the 2650 is sold with a number of different RAID controllers:
>PERC 3/Di
>Does anyone know if the PERC 4/DC or the PERC 3/QC have the same problems 
>as the PERC 3/Di?
>Another alternative is software RAID perhaps.
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