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    WTB: LSI 9460-16i or Intel RSP3TD160F

    I'm looking for a LSI 9460-16i or Intel RSP3TD160F RAID card. Willing to do up to $475. Thanks Ray
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    OEM branded 9460-16i

    Good Tuesday everyone, Does anyone have any experience in using an OEM branded LSI 9460 in other than OEM hardware? On that "auction site" I'm seeing Dell 9460's, Lenovo 9460's and Fujitsu 9460's. All look 100% identical to the LSI 9460. Do you think they'll be any issues in using them in...
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    NEC 9362-8i Raid Controller has no Raid 5,6,50,60 options?

    Hello, I recently purchased this card on ebay. I installed the card into my supermicro server and put in 7 of my new sas drives. I can see all the drives, but when I go to create a new volume, my only options are Raid 0,1,00,10. The firmware is fully up to date from the broadcom site. I...
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    M1015 (SAS9220-i8) - WebBIOS freezes, no disks recognized in ESXi.

    Hello! I just got my first server, an R710. I'm trying to set it up to pass my harddrives directly to any VM's I'll run. I first installed ESXi 6.7.0, but it wouldn't see any of my disks so I decided to check the Configuration Utility (WebBIOS). However, when I get to the "Select an adaptor"...
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    "High IOPs queues : disabled" using LSI 9207

    I was looking through /var/lib/syslog on a Ubuntu 19.10 machine that has a LSI 9207-8i HBA and noticed the line Mar 25 21:43:17 db0 kernel: [ 2.931849] mpt2sas_cm0: High IOPs queues : disabled Is it possible to enable High IOPs queues in order to improve IOPS performance of drives connected...
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    LSI 9207-8i, Expander and 24 SSDs (Beginner Confusion)

    I have an LSI 9207-8i card (2 ports) connected to an expander (Supermicro SAS-216EL, 3 ports) via a single mini-SAS cable, which is connected to a 24-drive backplane (Supermicro BPN-SAS-216EB, able to hold a 2nd expander). There should eventually be 24 SATA3 SSDs connected to this backplane...
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    New member, new build, need advice

    OK! wow.... what a great community STH is. I wish I would have known about this place sooner. I have been doing a lot of reading the past week. This has led to the typical highs, feeling like I know what I want, and lows, feeling like I know nothing about what is out there. That being said, I am...
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    Help with ASUS Z10PC-D8/SAS LSI3008 to IT Mode

    Hi, I recently purchased an asus z10pc-d8/sas motherboard which came with an LSI3008 based on board SAS controller. This was originally in IR mode and I needed it in IT mode - So I grabbed the LSI firmware files from this ZIP 9300_8i_Package_P16_IR_IT_FW_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows and proceeded...
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    LSI SAS9200-16E -- Slow Performance Using 8+ Drives

    Overview: My LSI card in IT mode tends to slow when more than 8 drives are being utilized. Is this normal behavior? Hardware: LSI SAS9200-16E https://www.ebay.com/itm/LSI-SAS9200-16E-16-PORTS-6GB-S-SAS-PCI-E-CONTROLLER/113983567356?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2060353.m2763.l2649 FW...
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    Finishing New Server Build : Time for SAS HBA IT mode card

    Hi, I'm in the process of finishing a new server build for proxmox virtualization. The system is running memtest to check if I'm safe with those memory sticks, and so far so good, finishing 7th pass with 0 errors so far. At the moment, my new server build goes like this: - motherboard...
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    SFF-8088 LSI-compatible sata/esata breakout cable?

    Hello, I have LSI 9280-4i4e and icydock 4disk chassis with esata conectors. So I bought SFF-8088 to Esata breakout cable like this: NEW Mini SAS SFF-8088 4i to 4 esata 7P HDD External Multilane 8088 SAS Cable 1M 711765391660 | eBay Problem is, that after connecting chassis with controller, it...
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    HP H220 Slow Writes

    Hi, I just bought a HP H220 and installed it in my DL360e G8. VMWare immediately recognised the controller and was able to create the datastores. On a Windows server 2016 VM I run CrystalDiskMark and got 510MB/s reads (which is expected) but only 72MB/s on a new Samsung 860 Evo SSD. How can I...
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    LSI 2308 SAS Spindown WS2k19

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone has ever gotten spindown working on SAS drives on pretty much any LSI adapter in IT mode? While I am able to spin down all my SATA drives, NONE of my sas drives spin down and they also don't report any supported features to the OS/applications querying...
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    LSI Megaraid 9260-4i - card disappears when computer sleeps

    I've been using the 9260-4i happily in a Windows 7 Dell Precision box for about a year. I just upgraded to Windows 10 on a nearly identical Dell Precision, moved the card and drives over, and everything appeared to work fine at first glance. However, when the machine goes to sleep, the card...
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    Best Storage Controller for BPN-SAS-216A

    Hi, I have just got a SuperChassis 216A-R900LPB, with the BPN-SAS-216A backplane, and I need to get a storage controller for said chassis & backplane. I am looking for suggestions for raid cards, never had to get a raid card for a server, so Idk what exactly to get. The chassis is 24 bay, but...
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    [FS] LSI 9266-8i with CV and CacheCade, RES2SV240 Expander, Sans Digital TowerRAID TR8X6G JBOD

    I have a bunch of hardware I am looking to sell. I am based in the United States (New York). They are currently on eBay, but willing to sell direct. Any offers will be considered. Thanks! $149.99 - SAS 9266-8i CV LSI MegaRAID 6GB SATA/SAS Controler Card & CacheVault & CacheCade: SAS 9266-8i CV...
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    EU FS: HBAs 9305-16i, 9305-24i, SAS 9361-16i, 9405W-16e

    Hi, I have a few HBAs for sale, all are brand new sealed in original boxes. 5x Broadcom(LSI) MegaRAID SAS 9305-16i Broadcom link - 210€/card 5x Broadcom(LSI) MegaRAID SAS 9305-24i Broadcom link - 290€/card 5x Broadcom(LSI) MegaRAID SAS 9361-16i Broadcom link - 480€/card 5x Broadcom(LSI) HBA...
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    Manage 9266-8i in ESXI 6.7

    Hello guys and gals, Sorta new to the forums but am in need of help managing my LSI 9266-8i raid card in a SUPERMICRO CSE846 Chassis running ESXI 6.7u1. From what I've tried so far from searching hours on the web hasn't worked. I've tried numerous versions of the LSI provider vib I've tried on...
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    Getting Disk Activity LEDs

    Hi everyone, hope you will have some clarification on this. I have a supermicro SC846 chassis with BPN-SAS-846TQ rev 3.1 back plane (the one with a separate connector for each drive) and a few dell h310's flashed to the latest lsi 9211-8i firmware and bios. I have a few wd reds connected to...
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    Reverting LSI 9212-4i to IR mode?

    I want to revert an LSI 9212-4i I bought used to its factory defaults, so I can create a hardware RAID-1 on it. It is currently in HBA/IT mode, and I would like to get it back to a raid card. All the guides I find online are IR to IT, and I can't find the firmware downloads anywhere. Any...