[Linux-PowerEdge] Non-Dell drives on H730P?

Dan Yasny dyasny at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 09:19:30 CDT 2016


Not sure, I'd try to stick to the original components when possible,
shouldn't be too hard to find on ebay, this is a recent enough machine,
2010-ish I guess

Dan

On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:17 AM, <vincent at cojot.name> wrote:

>
> Thanks Dan, :)
>
> This server is out of warranty anyway and is my home workstation.
>
> I wonder what people would recommend when using an H730P (SFF-8643 36-pin
> connectors) with a T410 Backplane (SFF-8087 32-Pin connectors).
>
> Does such cabling even exist?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Vincent
>
> On Tue, 21 Jun 2016, Dan Yasny wrote:
>
> Typically, anything you install should work, however you will not get
>> support for it and might be asked to remove any non-Dell components and
>> reproduce an issue if you call in for support.
>> Dell kit is supported because it has been tested with other Dell kit and
>> typically has Dell-specific firmware modifications. You can replace Dell
>> with any other brand name here really.
>>
>> PS: I'm not a Dell employee, but I used to be a while ago, and this was
>> the policy.
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 9:50 AM, <vincent at cojot.name> wrote:
>>
>>       Hi everyone,
>>       I'm probably gonna get a H730P to upgrade my PE T410 (currently
>> running a
>>       9271-8i). Does anyone know if there are restrictions on the types
>> of disks
>>       useable on an H730P? Can anyone confirm that it allows non-Dell
>> drives?
>>       I have a Samsung SSD 850 and several WD Red NAS drives currently on
>> my
>>       9271-8i.
>>
>>       Thanks,
>>
>>       Vincent
>>
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