Non-Dell Disks R710

Thomas Seifert thomas-lists at mysnip.de
Fri Aug 27 04:52:15 CDT 2010


Hi,

not for the versions / environment at hand but I always had bad performance if I used "foreign" harddisks.
I can only guess that they are penalized by the firmware.

That seems to be the case with most server vendors.


Regards,

Thomas

Am 27.08.2010 um 11:38 schrieb Jona Young:

> Hey all,
>            Just speaking to our Dell server sales rep and he seemed to 
> be of the opinion that you can put non-dell disks into an R710 if your 
> running the latest PERC firmware. Does anyone know if this is true? I 
> know it didn't used to be was wondering if the situation had changed.
> 
> We're running a PERC 6/i with 450Gb SAS Disks which are actually made by 
> Seagate but brought from Dell.
> 
> Thanks
> Jona
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