No PERC4 for PowerEdge 2650?
GSellek at NameProtect.com
Mon Apr 26 11:09:02 CDT 2004
Short of ordering a Perc4 for every 2650 that I want to upgrade to RH
ES, is there anything else I can do to get around the Perc3/Di problem?
From: Matt Domsch [mailto:Matt_Domsch at dell.com]
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 10:37 AM
To: Andrew Mann
Cc: Kevin Merritt; linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: Re: No PERC4 for PowerEdge 2650?
On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 01:02:20AM -0400, Andrew Mann wrote:
> I don't know if the claim is accurate or not, but during a
> conversation late last week with Dell tech support here in the US I
> informed that you can no longer order a 2650 with an Adaptec based
> controller. The integrated raid controller on 2650s ordered "recently"
> is supposedly an LSI controller now.
No, this is *not* accurate. The PE2650 still comes with the PERC3/Di
(Adaptec-based) ROMB, same as it has from the beginning.
You can order PERC4 add-in cards, which are LSI-based.
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