major pita w/LSI Tyan TA26 combo
kgunders at teamcool.net
Sun Mar 5 11:39:45 PST 2006
On Sun, 5 Mar 2006 11:48:26 -0500
Vivek Khera <vivek at khera.org> wrote:
> On Mar 3, 2006, at 4:43 PM, Freddie Cash wrote:
> > The official word from LSI Support is: they do not support any RAID
> > controllers connected to riser cards, no matter what the OS. Go
> > that via
> > e-mail from one of their support techs and one of their RAID
> > engineers.
> Interesting... They never said that to me. I have an issue with an
> external Dell Powervault array that always reports failure of
> whatever is in position 0 once the array is active. It will format
> it, etc. without failure. If I swap the channels on the 320-2X card,
> the error stays with position 0 on the array. If I drop the channel
> down to U160 from U320, no errors. This leads me to believe that the
> backplane of the array box is not up to spec for U320.
FWIW-- I have tried manually dropping speed to U160 to no avail.
And.. my original issues that I opened w/LSI and Tyan was w/, you
guessed it, position 0. Of course Tyan reports that I'm the only one
reporting such problems...
> The funny thing is that and Adaptec 2230SLP card has no issues with
> the array whatsoever. I've not had problems with LSI cards on risers
>From myunderstanding from talking to LSI support Adaptec cards will
automatically drop to U160 if they can't keep up w/U320??
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is putting a reply at the top of the message frowned upon?
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