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    AU LSI / Avago SAS Raid 9302-16e 12Gb/s PCIe 3.0 Controller

    $300 ea or 4x for $1k Free Shipping in Australia I bought extra's to offset the $200 shipping fee from USA :@ going to use these to replace my old 9202-16e I/O should be double/Tripple hopefully, these are still a bargain for someone in AU they seem to go for $1k here LSI / Avago SAS Raid...
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    LSI RAID Controller and HBA Complete Listing Plus OEM Models

    yes I have a 9202-16e but it's old tech and IOPS is low compared to an 9206-16e is this pci-e v2 the only card out there x16 ? someone was saying the LSI SAS 9301-16e does x16 but I have not found any proof and I can only find 9302-16e I pretty much need more bandwidth I max out the card with...
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    looks like it is an ext4 bug if I write to an ext4 file system that is multi-pathed it crashes PC writing to btrfs is fine so I might need to change my file systems
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    with the newer kernels, 4.15+ am having issues the first NetApp HBA SAS 4-port 3/6 GB QSFP PCIe 111-00341 B0 Controller Pm8003 was actually DOA, so I bought another dozen of them which had rev5 firmware flashed on to them and had them reading pre-existing data / formatted disks just fine for...
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    dm-cache or flashcache for SnapRAID w/ mergerfs

    I am thinking about giving "enhanceio" a spin , but really need something with an include / exclude list to work along with snapraid ie ) I don't want video's cached , but programs I do
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    and for the hell of me cannot get the PM8003 Working ( or its DOA ) Apparently, Linux works with the X2065A-R6 card as a PMC PM8001 SAS controller
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    well I picked up an NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 $.99 ( yes thats under $1) NetApp HBA SAS 4-PORT 3/6 GB QSFP PCIe 111-00341+B0 Controller PM8003 | eBay and thought I better use it so bought 4x NetApp DS4246 Shelf - 24 x 3TB SATA X308A-R5 72TB $1250 I also found plenty of QSFP cables...
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    any performance difference between 16 / 24 port expanders ?

    anyhow thanks for your input I might just get a quad 3gbs card for now and get a faster one's later on when mainboard is upgraded as the main reason I don't use the ZFS much is that the scrubs took days also, I am pretty sure my other PCI-e slot is killing hardware 9 so a cheap $30 part will...
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    any performance difference between 16 / 24 port expanders ?

    I am just wanting to know if the 24 port expander would be slower than the 16 port expander when running 16 bays my main bottle kneck is if the pci-e slot will be running @ 1x speed ( killed the 8x slot ) GA-F2A85X-UP4 (rev. 1.0) | Motherboard - GIGABYTE Global if I use 1 card the PCI-e slot...
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    any performance difference between 16 / 24 port expanders ?

    I am planning on getting another 24 bay rack and also thinking about using an expander in the main case for its 16 bays so I can try and run everything from 1 pci-e slot via an LSI-SAS9201 Ideally I wanted 8e8i but not finding any such beast going cheap LSI SAS9201-16e 16 Port 6Gb/s SAS SATA...
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    thanks for the reply, I actually have 2x cables around here somewhere but I can pick up others for $16 no spare pci-e slots which is why I am needing to get it done with only one card now the only other option would be IBM 46M0907 SAS HBA PCI Express 2.0 x8 SAS Controller | eBay but I am...
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    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card

    NetApp Quad Port QSFP HBA X2065A-R6 111-00341 PCIe Card | eBay Does anyone know about this? Ideally, I am looking for 4 internal ports with 1-2 external ports for running 16Bay rack that has the PC and running an expander in a 24Bay rack shell not needing raid functions just something for...
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    IBM M1015 Firmware - What to flash with

    MY issue has been my OS (freeBSD 8.2 )has not been able to support the 9240 Firmware and that I could not access the cards Setup ( my p5b just seems to hate other cards BIOS's and they never start up :S) do I could not Configure as JBOD I would still like to see what options IT mode has but...
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    IBM M1015 Firmware - What to flash with

    http://lime-technology.com/forum/index.php?topic=12767.15 IBM M1015 ^^ IT ^^ Firmware Re: LSI Controller FW updates IR/IT modes « Reply #28 on: May 22, 2011, 12:30:07 AM » Ok, here is long-awaited, short HOW-TO... reflash IBM m1015, LSI 9240-8i, Intel RS2WC080 (SAS2008...