SATA disks in a PowerEdge 1950?

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Wed Oct 17 09:28:09 CDT 2007


On Wednesday 17 October 2007 14:48:45 Patrick_Boyd at dell.com wrote:
> Inside the server a SATA 2 disk should work fine. However, it is
> important to keep in mind that SATA disks do not have the same signal
> level as SAS disks and thus in external enclosures an interposer is
> needed to boost the signal level.

The plan is to replace the two internal hot-swap disks so it sounds like we're 
OK.

Cheers,

Mark.

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> Subject: SATA disks in a PowerEdge 1950?
>
>
> I've got 2 1950's with a 73GB SAS disks in them (on the PERC 5/i).
> Can I just replace them with generic ~500GB SATA/300 disks and expect
> them to work?
>
> Mark.
>
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