That does sound buggy to me. Firmware b, Driver b, Storage Manager 5. Downloads Knowledgebase Compatibility Reports. Another box had this happen twice. However, with the Dell Perc controllers there is a rebuild rate setting.
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Ideal for supporting server and workgroup applications where high levels of sustained read and write operations are required, such as video streaming, web content, video-on-demand, security and surveillance, fixed content, and reference data storage.
When set to high, though, our users noticed how crappy performance was. Firmware b, Driver b, Storage Manager 5. Intel or AMD architecture with available bit 3.
And then keep a real close eye on your IO Wait values to see if your drives are keeping up. Adaptec shocked me again. I just updated the firmware to version from It was done by Saturday morning.
Workstation RAID Card Shoot-Out
I had a similar issue with a HP smartarray controller and a 15? We’re now at about 3 weeks and its finishing up. Downloads Knowledgebase Compatibility Reports.
Adaptec – Adaptec Driver: Adaptec Storage Manager for Linux version Download Detail
Rebuild priority was set on high in Adaptec Storage Manager. With the industry’s most advanced feature set, the Adaptec SA provides the highest level of data protection. Sign up or log in Sign up using 2420a. Rebuilding took about 2 weeks, but afterwards I noticed there is a “rebuild priority” setting which was set to low only when array is idle.
To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications Select 242sa operating system or software below. To echo Janneb and Kyle, look for a Rebuild Priority setting.
It’s a good thing this is a test machine, because nobody would accept such performance on a live server — insane! Departmental and workgroup servers and workstations. Anyway, would love to hear about experiences with this card and firmware. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications. That does sound buggy to me.
I had upgraded the controller to the newest firmware – thinking that would fix the problem. It’s rounding the second 3-week run. Either way, I figured I would share my experience.