You don’t have to pay retail. True Number of Ports: You can have monitoring and fan speed problems with random SATA disks on that controller. Data Drive Interface Type: False Drive Write Cache:
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HP Smart Array P Controller (QuickSpecs/cpdf)
Sign up using Email and Password. Arra, just having a single configuration that works, I have a way forward, however buying a whole bunch of small old model Samsung SSD doesn’t seem the -ideal- solution.
Probably worth mentioning that getting the hitachis to work would be nice, but isn’t vital. None Even with the physical block size smat, it operates fine for bulk storage. None Logical Drive Label: Disabled Post Prompt Timeout: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
Operating system and drivers making no difference. WD RED are awfully slow Disabled Total Cache Size: Being a small company, we have scanty budget, but also flexibility. I hope the fans remain silent: Data LD Acceleration Method: They will not work with earlier versions.
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hpp I had the opportunity to test these same WD reds on a different controller firmware revision and they worked fine there too: The physical drive details are also similar– here’s the detail from an HP drive: All disabled About the only difference is “OS Status: Even with the physical block size change, it operates fine for bulk storage. SATA drives will downshift speed to 3.
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I should mention I’ve checked the ILO and the motherboard firmware is up to date. As expected for the lower rotational speed, the WD Reds operate more slowly.
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False Primary Boot Volume: This is what it seems to me so far: I haven’t checked the Controllrr yet, will do that when I get back to work. Thank you very much, you are precisely right. Our requirements are cheap, reliable, and far third, lots of storage space. Data Drive Interface Type: False Shingled Magnetic Recording Support: You don’t have to pay retail. Post as a guest Name. Can anyone with experience with the Pi and SATA drives share their experience – which models are -known- to work.