Migrating raid1 valumes from PERC 6/iR to PERC 5/i

Lazy lazy404 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 16:03:40 CDT 2008


2008/9/10  <Patrick_Boyd at dell.com>:
> Your title and your email don't exactly say the same thing so let me see
> if I can cover all the cases:

right we have a
SAS 6I/R INTEGRATED CONTROLLER FOR C1
i don't know how i got it mixed

there is no such thing as perc 6/iR

>
> SAS 5 to PERC 5  = This is supported.
> SAS 5 to PERC 6  = This is supported.
> SAS 5 to SAS 6   = This is supported.
> SAS 6 to PERC 6  = This is supported.
this is us, great

will it work out of the box ?
do we have to watch out for something ?

> SAS 6 to PERC 5  = This is not supported.
> SAS 6 to SAS 5   = This is not supported.
> PERC 5 to PERC 6 = This is supported.
> PERC 5 to SAS 5  = This is not supported.
> PERC 5 to SAS 6  = This is not supported.
> PERC 6 to PERC 5 = This is not supported.
> PERC 6 to SAS 5  = This is not supported.
> PERC 6 to SAS 6  = This is not supported.
>
> I don't think I missed anything. Essentially SAS => PERC is fine, 5 => 6
> is fine, PERC => SAS is bad, and 6 => 5 is bad. You may get these to
> work under some situations, but it isn't recommended or supported by
> Dell.
>
> I hope that answers your question.

Yes. Thank you wery much. I will save us moving around 80Gigs of data
on funny hours.

-- 
Lazy



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