[CentOS] SAS Controllers

John Newbigin jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au
Wed Nov 29 22:57:24 UTC 2006

We are using HP SAS (P400) which uses the same cciss driver as other HP 
RAID controllers.  Seems to work fine with CentOS-4.4. Remember to get 
the battery (BBWC) or you can't alter your raid set once it is created.


Mark Snyder wrote:

> Hi All, first time post so please excuse any blunders
> We are specifying two servers using supermicro X7DBE+ MB and want to add 
> on a SAS controller for Raid 10.  We want to use the CentOS 4.4 X86_64 
> distro.
> We are currently considering an Intel CC SRCSAS144E SAS Raid Controller 
> for the servers using 4 Fujitsu 147 GB SAS HDD, and a Adaptec SASC RAID 
> 4805 8-port for the server using 6 Fujitsu 147 GB SAS HDD.
> Any feedback on this distro, the supermicro X7DBE+, or SAS controllers 
> would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Mark Snyder
> JMK Computerized TDIS
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John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

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