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Re: Replacing SAS P410i with a LSI HBA type controller

 
CoramDaes
Advisor

Replacing SAS P410i with a LSI HBA type controller

I have a 16 x HDD Proliant DL380 G7 that I am upgrading.

So I need to provide direct I/O to my disks for ZFS and that seems not possible with P410i. The disks are only detectable as RAID Storage units and not otherwise, and I dont think making 16 RAID 0 drives is a solution, rather the contrary.

Below are images of the card, the backplane and the connectors to the motherboard.

sascardp410i.jpg
backplane1.jpg
 
mboardconnected.jpg
 
So i would like to change it for this:

LSI 93008i 8 Port 12Gbs SAS Host Bus Adapter :

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If someone can check what I need to do that, or perhaps suggest another HBA card for this?

The cables are different, the connections do not seem to be the same, what do i connect to the Motherboard and what goes to the backplane? It is a bit confusing as is.

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CoramDaes
Advisor

Re: Replacing SAS P410i with a LSI HBA type controller

So I realized what I thought was the SAS card is not. It is a SAS expander.

Do I need that with another, newer, card/chipset?

Sebasbin
HPE Pro

Re: Replacing SAS P410i with a LSI HBA type controller

Hi richardainz,

Use the supported controller as per the server quick specs and the spare part documents below

https://h20195.www2.hpe.com/v2/getdocument.aspx?docname=c04199811

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c02755440

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c02236664


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