[Lustre-discuss] RAID cards - what works well with Lustre?

lior amar liororama at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 11:38:19 PDT 2011

Hi Daire,

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Daire Byrne <daire.byrne at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lior,
> I am curious how you have the 16+2 drives connected to the LSI-9265. It has
> eight internal ports so I'm guessing you are using some sort of SAS fan out
> expander?
Correct. We are using a SuperMicro server with 24 drive bays. The server has
only one backplane to the disks so sas expenders are used. We use 18 drives
(+1 hot spare) for data and 2 (+1 hot spare for journal).
We don't use failover in the oss level.

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