There is a problem with the hot-swap SAS drives.
Server-based Supermicro (MB S5520HC, internal RAID controller RMS2LL080/LSI 2008), 12 HDD SAS 300G 10 HDD SATA 1T, 2 SSD ...
I can boot from 3.1.5-GA ISO into a VirtualBox VM. But when I boot from a bootable CD, it stops at "Grub Stage2", and then drops me into a grub rescue shell after a few seconds..
I know very well how ...
I've got a little Nexenta Core box at home that's doing NAS duties. Recently, I bought a second hand 3ware 8506 12-port SATA controller to go with the Supermicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 controller that I already ...
storage system in consideration from below h/w lying idle:
6 x 300GB 10K SAS;
2 X 146 GB 15K SAS;
12GB DDR2 RAM;
Xeon CPU 2.5Ghz
two 1GB NIC ports
1 - DLink 1GB ethernet switch (1000/100 MB) 8-port ...