I think you’ve grossly read into that statement. Thanks, but no, I’d never end up doing anything meaningful with it, even if I could dig up appropriate cabling. However after fighting the s card, I gave up, did some reading and decided on ZFS Raid-z2 I tried using the smi as jbod, but I still get the error on boot and freenas quits loading. Sold a bunch of those, though, we made heavy use of them in a drive chassis design that a bunch of Usenet providers adopted as the cheapest way to store large quantities of data. Palo Alto, CA Registered: But it at least recognized the card, right? Probably because 3 marketing terabyte minus 2.

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So I, too, am a little disappointed to hear there’s trouble with the ‘s. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. TV and Movies by Joan 3wware.

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If I don’t like it, I’ll go back to the phenom II motherboard and cpu. Please enlighten us as to how this is relevant.

Sign up using Facebook. Wed Oct 20, 8: 33ware May 29, Messages 11, Thanks 2, I’m installing freenas 8. Major array vendors stand to lose not only money, but consumer confidence if their arrays are constantly losing customer data as your opinion would suggest since they’re using disks from a single run. AaronCopley Oh, I thought I did. When I discuss with my customers how their arrays have been operating a year to 3 years after the initial install, they have always reported that only a disk or two has failed.


I’m fairly certain that ZFS is the way to go. I also have 2, 3war bay hot swap caddies for this server. Anyone have anythoughts on this?

I also cannot figure out why the drive shows Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 10, There support for up to 4TB disc’s is implemented. I mean, the number of times 3wafe life has been saved by a seatbelt in my car is zero. May 16, Posts: Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 5, For a FreeNAS deployment, the majority of users are free to pick and choose their hardware.

That’s kind of the idea. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you 3eare read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

While it is very unlikely that a user 3eare has a small quantity of drives in RAIDZ2 will lose enough drives to render the pool useless, the fact of the matter is that you can reduce that risk further through careful selection of hardware.

3ware S-8 RAID controller failure? Uh-oh. – Ars Technica OpenForum

Thanks for the tip. Wed Oct 20, 6: As someone who’s been watching acceleration technologies and remembers things like PrestoServe with annoyance and disgust, I have to say there’s something nice about just throwing RAM, SSD, and cheap disk at the issue and watching it go away It is quite common for 3TB drives to show up as GB on a controller which does not support drives greater than 2. I have a gigabyte m68mt-2sp motherboard with an 99500 phenom x2 3. We have a Rackable Systems server used for backup storage.


Yes, when you purchase an enterprise array and you allow the vendor to define what gets put into it, that’s what you get. I got the “Complete 9.

3ware 9500S-8 RAID controller failure? Uh-oh.

I would have thought that the user would pull the drive, look at the manufacturer’s name, go to their web site, and fill out an RMA request. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 5, Isn’t that an improvement? I took the s out, and started experimenting with 3warf using the 4 sata ports on the motherboard.