ordering a T610: what options?

Tim Small tim at seoss.co.uk
Thu Sep 30 08:26:39 CDT 2010

On 30/09/10 14:00, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> - what "Raid Connectivity" (C0 to C16) should I select?

Probably doesn't matter, you can just reconfig it when you get it.
> - which "Raid Controller" is the best in plain JBOD mode? Which will
>    allow 'smartctl' to monitor the individual disks' health?

I believe the PERC H200 and SAS6 both use the same chip, but the SAS6 
may be more straightforward, however be aware of:


personally, I've not had good experiences of using SATA drives with 
these controllers under Linux - I'd prefer a straight AHCI controller 
like the Intel ICH10, or SiI3132 etc. instead of SATA-on-SAS...


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