Solsman Dec 12, The difference would pay for shipping and cables! Joined May 31, Messages Thanks 2. Hi jfr, The LSI chips do behave the exact way you describe. Now part of a 10 drive ZFS2 pool. It can be easily flashed to what’s called “IT” mode that eliminates the RAID abilities on the card and turns it into a dumb controller card, which is exactly what you want for ZFS. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
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More Info Stock Available. Compatible with Windows 7. Hi jfr, I would think just about any SAS 6 card should work, the one you linked to certainly looks correct. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, Thread starter Tekkie Start date Jun 22, It’s practically the same card as the SAS 6 del, uses a different newer?
Dell SAS 6/iR – storage controller (RAID) – SATA 3Gb/s / SAS – PCIe x8 Series
Asus has a tech note somewhere on their support site I can’t find it right now that basically says that they don’t support the use of anything that’s not a graphics card in their desktop boards, so with them you might be out of luck. Forums New posts Search forums. I’ve been reading some things about this card and it seems it does not support drives of 3TB or saying it other way, it will only use 2.
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Joined Jul 5, Messages 5 Thanks 0. In my experience it doesn’t always go quite so smooth. They can’t see more than 2. Plugged into a P35 based motherboard via a x8 PCI slot. The difference would pay for shipping and cables!
Dell SAS6/iR Raid Controller YK838
You can read more about the card here: TV and Movies by Joan E. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. What’s new New posts New resources Latest activity. I had my video card in slot 1 and my Perc 6i in slot 2. Solsman Dec 12, Cell respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
It can be easily flashed to what’s called “IT” mode that eliminates the RAID abilities on the card and turns it into a dumb controller card, which is exactly what you want for ZFS.
Joined Sep 17, Messages 22 Thanks 0. Subscribe to our mailing list. Joined Jun 22, Messages 4 Thanks 0. One more thing I can add is some controllers, when used on Intel boards, require you to do the “tape trick” that involves masking a couple of the pins on the card edge connector with tape or nail polish to prevent an SMbus error on boot.
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