[Beowulf] Re: Third-party drives not permitted on new Dell servers?

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 09:36:14 PST 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Gerry Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> wrote:
> We discussed this in our HPC group meeting yesterday. I've long been
> dissatisfied with PERC controllers, but this is now a show-stopper for me. I
> might order Dell, but not the PERC, ever again.  Who do they think they are?
> NetApp?

Don't you *have* to use the PERC? Will the HDDs talk with other controllers?

Can I hear some more about your PERC dissatisfaction, Gerry? I just
bought a few and might be better knowing what I'm up against!


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