PERC H710 mini

Brian Collins brianc at sedata.com
Mon Jun 11 10:27:10 CDT 2012


Thanks for the quick answer!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick_Boyd at Dell.com [mailto:Patrick_Boyd at Dell.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 11:24 AM
> To: Brian Collins; linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: RE: PERC H710 mini
> 
> These new batteries have what we call a "Transparent Learn Cycle." In other
> words, they do still periodically enter a learn cycle, however this cycle does
> not diminish the battery to the point where it will no longer protect your
> cache. Therefore this new transparent learn does not negatively impact your
> I/O performance by changing cache modes.
> 
> As this pretty much eliminates the need for things like delaying learn cycle or
> initiating one manually, these features are not present in the management
> software for an 8th generation PERC such as the H710.
> 
> Thanks,
> Patrick Boyd
> Sever Management Software Developer
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Brian Collins
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 10:19 AM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: PERC H710 mini
> 
> Good day folks.
> 
> This is not a Linux-specific question, but I was checking the OM tools on an
> R720 and noticed that the H710 mini PERC does not report battery recharge
> status.  I opened the case, and there is a battery on the controller, but
> omreport gives me this:
> 
> # omreport storage battery
> List of Batteries in the System
> 
> Controller PERC H710 Mini (Slot Embedded)
> ID                        : 0
> Status                    : Ok
> Name                      : Battery 0
> State                     : Ready
> Recharge Count            : Not Applicable
> Max Recharge Count        : Not Applicable
> Predicted Capacity Status : Ready
> Learn State               : Not Applicable
> Next Learn Time           : Not Applicable
> Maximum Learn Delay       : Not Applicable
> 
> Is that going to change as OM 7 and the firmware develop?  Or will these
> newer batteries not have a re-learn cycle?
> 
> Thanks,
> Brian Collins, RHCE
> Sr. Systems Engineer
> Southeastern Data Cooperative
> 
> 
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