SATA drives in PowerEdge 2850?

Yuriy Malyovaniy ym at
Wed Jul 6 09:40:37 CDT 2005

Dell PowerEdge 2850 supports only SCSI disks
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Yuriy Malyovaniy,
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Maas" <dmaas at>
To: <linux-poweredge at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 4:08 PM
Subject: SATA drives in PowerEdge 2850?

> Can I put 4 or 6 SATA drives in a PowerEdge 2850? Or is SCSI the only
> choice for that system? I want to build a 3Ware SATA RAID based server. 
> (I am OK with buying the SATA drives and installing them myself, I
> just need to know if the PowerEdge 2850 chassis physically accepts
> SATA drives... From the description on the website I can't tell if it
> has some kind of SCSI-only backplane)
> Please CC replies to me as I am not subscribed.
> Thanks,
> Dan Maas
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