R710 w/ Mixed SSD + SAS Drives

Jefferson Cowart Jefferson_Cowart at cuc.claremont.edu
Mon Mar 22 22:44:26 CDT 2010


My existing R710s have PERC 6/i controllers. However, this is for a new
server so I can go with whatever controller makes this work.

-- 
Thank You
Jefferson Cowart
Network and Systems Administrator
Claremont University Consortium


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Ewing [mailto:jewing at aconex.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2010 20:43
> To: Jefferson Cowart
> Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: Re: R710 w/ Mixed SSD + SAS Drives
> 
> 
> Which internal controller do you have?
> 
> H700, PERC 6/i, H200 or SAS 6/iR
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 07:45:39PM -0700, Jefferson Cowart wrote:
> > Does anyone have an R710 with a mixture of SAS + SSD drives? I'm
> trying
> > to build one using a pair of SAS drives for the OS/applications and
4
> > SSDs for an Oracle database. The R710 documentation
> > (http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/server-
> poweredge
> > -r710-tech-guidebook.pdf - Pages 37-39) seems to say that this is
> > supported, but I can't get the online configuration tool to let me
do
> > it. My inside sales person is also unable to get it built. Is it
> > supported to simply buy it with the SAS drives factory installed and
> buy
> > the SSDs separately to install myself once it gets here?
> >
> > --
> > Thank You
> > Jefferson Cowart
> > Network and Systems Administrator
> > Claremont University Consortium
> >
> >
> >
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