Built-in SCSI controller on PE6300

Matt_Domsch@Dell.com Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Mon Mar 25 10:57:00 CST 2002

> I have 2 Poweredge 6300 servers. 
> The servers each have 2 built in SCSI controllers reported by 
> the kernel
> as "Adaptec AIC-7890/1 Ultra2 SCSI host adapter Ultra-2 LVD/SE Wide
> Controller".
> Would you recommend using one of the built-in controllers for 
> my RAID-1 arrays?

Sure, they work fine.
> Are there some specifications available for the controllers?

They use the aic7xxx driver, and are exactly what you see above. :-)
80MB/sec per channel.
You'll need to pass "aic7xxx=no_probe" to the aic7xxx driver as a module
option in order for it to not choke while searching for EISA devices, but
that should be the only gotcha.


Matt Domsch
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