PE2650 & PERC3/Di experience

MJ mike-poweredge at openphoto.net
Wed May 26 23:33:01 CDT 2004


>>> robert at gonkgonk.com wrote a 3.9KB message. i replied ......................................................
> Not that I really feel the need to defend Dell, but I have many 1650s,
> 1750s, and 2650s in production with the 3/DI, 4/DC, and uh, other PERC
> controllers. All of them run Redhat 7.3. They are all rock solid and
> perform well under load. In the past year, I've had to reboot one of
> them.
> 

That is the problem.  They work fine with 7.3, but 7.X is EOL'd .
If you're forced to run RH Enterprise 3 like RedHat and many vendors require 
you're SOL.

> Sounds like you got a lemon,

The lemons are in the phony support contracts, version requirements and "certification" from both 
RH and Dell.

> robert 

--M.


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