split backplane on PowerEdge 2650: win or no?
qralston+ml.dell-poweredge at andrew.cmu.edu
Fri May 21 16:02:01 CDT 2004
On 2004-05-21 at 21:40:16+01 Colin Whittaker <colin.whittaker at heanet.ie> wrote:
> My understanding from having tried to order such a configuration is
> that the split backplane is only available if you order the onboard
> raid card.
...it certainly seems as if you don't need the onboard RAID.
On Dell's website, I can spec out a PowerEdge2650 system with the
split backplane and no add-in controllers.
Although I do see this disclaimer under the "Hard Drive Configuration"
"Split Backplanes requires Primary Controller with a minimum of 2
This doesn't seem very clear. :(
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