[CentOS] HA Storage Cookbook?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Nov 8 01:20:02 UTC 2008
Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> While SATA and SAS are *supposed* to be able to be mixed freely, my
> vendor has warned me that it doesn't always work out that well. They
> have seen compatibility issues using SATA drives on SAS controllers.
> So for applications where you want/need a SAS controller but still
> need big capacity, these are the drives they recommend.
What I've seen in multiple vendors configuration guidelines is that a
given SAS controller and SAS/SATA chassis will support SATA *or* SAS,
but not both at once on the same SAS multiplexor.
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