Dell PowerEdge and failing SAS 5i controllers

John Hill hill at
Tue Mar 27 08:03:03 CDT 2012

On 27/03/2012 13:57, Mikolaj Kucharski wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just wanted to share interesting blog article which my team mate found
> today. We had many SAS 5i controllers which died one after another,
> just after the servers went out of warranty.
> We didn't test that though.

We've replaced around 5-6 of these capacitors on our PE1950s so far. In 
our case the servers were >4 years old, so well out of warranty. UKL2.50 
and a few minutes of a technician's time was a small price to pay to 
keep the servers operational.


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