[Beowulf] PERC 5/E problems

Skylar Thompson skylar at cs.earlham.edu
Thu Dec 31 09:22:08 PST 2009


Vlad Manea wrote:
> Thanks all for your replays,
>
> In the end I think I found the problem: It looks like I have the PERC
> model M778G which apparently
> does NOT do RAID (maybe some of you can confirm that :-) ). I was
> thinking (wrongly maybe...) that
> all PERC cards do RAID...
I can't speak to that card specifically, but Dell in the past did sneaky
things like calling a system "RAID-capable", but in order to make it
actually do RAID you'd have to buy a hardware key or daughter card at
some inflated price.

-- 
-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at cs.earlham.edu)
-- http://www.cs.earlham.edu/~skylar/


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