Third-party drives not permitted on Gen 11 servers

William Warren hescominsoon at
Sat Feb 6 09:30:10 CST 2010

On 2/6/2010 8:57 AM, Drew Weaver wrote:
> We haven't noticed this yet on R710s but ours have PERC6, As a customer of Dell who has hundreds of these, if we do notice this, we will be using something else in the future. It is plain too expensive, too slow, and too difficult to get drives if we need additional drives for our Dells, I also agree that SATA is SATA.
> Thanks,
> -Drew

It's not the perc6's that blacklist non-dell drives..only the h7x and 
h8x series.

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