2650 resetting HBA SCSI id

Greg Cope, e-DBA Team greg.cope at e-dba.net
Mon Jul 11 05:17:06 CDT 2005


On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 07:25 +1000, jason andrade wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2005, Greg Cope, e-DBA Team wrote:
> 
> > We are planning to connect 2 2650's to a Sun D1000 Disk array (simple
> > SCSI enclosure), to do share SCSI for RAC/Clustering work.
> 
> you are brave.

Works ok on Sun's :-)  Normally complex, but not difficult.

> > Is it only possible to reset the AIC7xxx HBA SCSI id via the bios util?
> 
> as far as i know. i haven't seen any OS level tools to do this as yet.

As I thought.

> > Also I assume they have a 68Pin SCSI connector on the board?  When can I
> > get more infor on this from dell?
> 
> that may not be an accurate assumption - aic7XXX covers many different
> types of adapter.  are you thinking about using the 'on board' scsi to
> do this ? if so that won't work as i don't think it has an external
> connector on the 2650.  i think you'll need to buy a scsi card for each of 
> your 2650s to do this - in which case yes, most modern cards are either a
> 68pin or a VHDCI connector.  but you can of course ensure you buy one with
> 68pin.

It would appear that there are 2 68Pin connectors inside.  Whether they
work is a different matter.....

Thanks,

Greg



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