Dell SC1425 and large (750GB) SATA drive not seen

Kuba Ober kuba at
Mon Oct 1 09:43:12 CDT 2007

On Sunday 23 September 2007, Jim Nelson wrote:
> Jason Ede wrote:
> > We've just tried putting 2 x 500GB drives in a SC1425 on a SATA Raid and
> > neither windows or linux seem to be able to do anything with them... Can
> > assign partitions, but once try to format or copy files it bombs out.
> >
> > Jason
> I dunno - We've got 2 SC1425's with 500 GB drives in Linux RAID 1 - no
> problems out of either one of 'em.

That tells me that the onboard RAID is too dumb to deal with such large 
drives. Just use the large drives without any hardware RAID on them and 
you'll be OK.

Cheers, Kuba

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