Third-party drives not permitted on Gen 11 servers

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sat Feb 6 13:49:56 CST 2010


On 2/6/2010 2:07 PM, Steve Thompson wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Feb 2010, Peter Kjellstrom wrote:
>
>    
>> I agree that this is the worst part. In truth it's not a server that takes
>> SATA drives anymore, it takes Dell-drives.
>>      
> I read the online docs for the Perc H7xx and H8xx controllers; nowhere
> does it say (that I can find) that only Dell-supplied drives will work.
>
> Steve
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http://en.community.dell.com/forums/p/19314432/19649799.aspx
  specifically on page 9 of the linked pdf..they trumpet it like it's a 
good thing.



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