Hardware RAID controller questions - 3Ware vs RocketRaid

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Thu Mar 18 10:11:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 09:37:32AM +0100, Andy Wodfer wrote:
> Hi,
> We're setting up two backup servers where each server will have about 4TB of
> harddrives (for now) connected (4x1TB and 8x500GB drives). Last night we ran
> into trouble with the 3ware controllers we have (9650SE-8LPML) because we
> couldn't create a larger RAID5 than 1.99TB.

That is strange, since all the 3ware 9000-series controllers (including
the 9650) are supposed to be able to handle arrays larger than 2TB.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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