[zfs-discuss] ZFS on Dell with FreeBSD

Damien Fleuriot ml at my.gd
Thu Oct 20 16:59:20 UTC 2011

On 10/20/11 6:52 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Hi--
> On Oct 20, 2011, at 2:57 AM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
>> Also, what do they mean by "SAS 6Gbps External Controller" ?
> SAS is "serial attached SCSI"; it permits multipath connections to devices and thus is more similar to fibre channel HBAs than SATA, although some SAS controllers will also work with normal SATA drives.
> Regards,

I know what SAS stands for.

My question was, what do they mean by *external* controller ?

Do you get to provide your own ?

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