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using 2.5 inch SATA drives on a dl585 g2

memmakersorg
Occasional Contributor

using 2.5 inch SATA drives on a dl585 g2

Hi,

 

I'm trying to use SATA drives on a dl585 g2 -- the specs say that the maximum size drive that the box will recognize is 120GB -- that seems a bit small to me ... has anyone tried larger drives say 500gb.

 

Thanks,

 

Arman.

2 REPLIES
Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: using 2.5 inch SATA drives on a dl585 g2

Hey, instead check how large drives the disk controller can handle.

 

Do you have a P400 in your DL585 G2?

 

Quickspecs for the P400 has 2TB SATA drives:

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12400_div/12400_div.html#Related Options

memmakersorg
Occasional Contributor

Re: using 2.5 inch SATA drives on a dl585 g2

Hi I believe that is what the server has ... more on this later :-)

 

Thanks.