Non-Dell Disks R710 - Joep Gottlieb joepgottlieb at
Fri Aug 27 05:14:38 CDT 2010


Yes you can put non-dell disks in the servers again if you upgrade your
RAID controller to the newest version.

We ran into the same problem with a R510 with a H700 raid controller.
Firmware update, and the disks changed from blocked to free/usable.

Best regards,

Joep Gottlieb

Op 27-8-2010 11:38, Jona Young schreef:
> 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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