non-Dell hard drives attached to PERC H700 and H800

Jason Edgecombe jason at rampaginggeek.com
Tue Apr 13 18:56:57 CDT 2010


I don't work for Dell, but my boss received a similar email from our 
Dell rep.

Bond Masuda wrote:
> For a second there, I had to check if the post was done on April 1st or
> not! I'm glad to hear it, but it would certainly be nice if a Dell
> employee here could confirm this and make an official statement.
>
> I've already had 3 customers who decided to buy blackbox servers from a
> local server builder instead of Dell after they found out about the
> drive compatibility issue. It was their deciding factor. 
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2010-04-13 at 17:33 +0800, Stephen Wong wrote:
>   
>> Great!  So, I won't insist to have PERC6/i but H700 / H800 will be
>> purchased and be accepted when the new firmware is released!
>>
>> Stephen WONG
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:03 PM, Stephan van Hienen
>> <stephan.van.hienen at thevalley.nl> wrote:
>>     
>>> I saw the following post on the dell forum :
>>>
>>> http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/servers/f/906/t/19324790.aspx
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Dell will no longer prevent customer use of non-Dell hard drives attached to PERC H700 and H800 controllers on our 11th generation of PowerEdge servers. A Q2FY11 PERC Firmware >Update is planned to allow non-Dell hard drives to be used with these controllers.
>>>>         
>>> Stephan
>>>
>>>
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