OT: Hardware, MegaRAID SAS 2008 (falcon)

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I’ve been googling, and haven’t yet found the answer: does anyone here know if a MegaRAID SAS 2008 (falcon) (rev 03) can handle drives bigger than 2TB?

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  • One way to find out is to plug 4TB drive and take a look. Another is to ask one who has the same controller to do the same for you. I am going to play with similar on one of my machine, but it sounds like my controller is different: in my case lspci gives me:

    01:00.0 RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 1078
    (rev 04
    )
    Subsystem: Dell PERC 6/i Integrated RAID Controller

    Sorry, can’t answer the question, only what I would do – just my poor experientalist’s approach…

    Valeri

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    Valeri Galtsev Sr System Administrator Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics University of Chicago Phone: 773-702-4247
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  • Thanks, Mike. Hadn’t chance to do it, so I’m still to discover that. That said, I’ve heard someone mentioned he/she just flashed these with LSI
    firmware making then not tweaked by Dell PERC ones and got what one gets on LSI controllers… I hope, OP has got his answer (from Dell Support, I
    believe).

    Valeri

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    Valeri Galtsev Sr System Administrator Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics University of Chicago Phone: 773-702-4247
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