Mix SAS HDD with SATA SSD's in RAID
On what level is this possible?
Can I mix SATA and SAS disks on the controller RAID (PERC H710), group or virtual disk level? Server PowerEdge R720.
I want to be is:
-2 SAS HDD in RAID 1 connectors (for the operating system)
-2 SATA SSD's in RAID 1 (logs)
-HARD drive SAS 6 in RAID 10 (to the database)
Whether in separate RAID groups?
Can I combine SATA and SAS in a RAID group, virtual disk or only on the level of controller?
All my drives won't be visible in Windows, if it is SATA or SAS?
The configuration of the Perc controller you would be perfect. You can mix SAS and SATA drives on the controller, it can handle both. You have SAS bays and bays this SATA on the same controller. You can NOT have SAS and SATA disks present in the SAME table, however.
The OS will see the different virtual drives as well.
Let me know if it helps.
Tags: Dell Servers
I was trying to replace/change the 500 GB HDD with a 120 GB SSD installed on this laptop. My plan was to use the SSD as boot drive and the HARD 'normal' storage disk in a cradle of HARD drive in the optical drive Bay. But my problem is that during the backup of the disc at first, I did install, the installation leaves boot loop once the installation is finished and he wants to start windows for the first time.
All those who know what is my problem? At the beginning I had problems with even getting to the start screen, but I solved it with the boot and installation of windows with the BIOS in legacy mode.
Hope that there is a magician who could help me.
You cannot use recovery discs that you made from 500 GB HARD drive to restore a 120 GB drive in most cases.
You can clone the SSD HARD drive. (Note: total capacity used on the HARD disk must be less than the total size of SSD for cloning to work). Use Macrium reflect free cloning tool & SATA Adapter USB to connect the SSD for laptop by USB.
Looking for manual or instructions on replacing the HARD drive with a SDS on this particular model. I looked through several books but have found no data on the removal of the portable computer HARD drive in order to replace it with an SSD.
Appreciate any help.
Try to follow:
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04162986 - page 48...
Hi, I am a new consumer of HP and I would like to replace the HARD original with an SSD drive. The question is:
If I do that, then I lost the warranty? (In English)
Salvo, sono a nuovo consumatore di prodotti HP e sapere I wanted is sostituendo Hard disk capacity guarantee del PC original, grazie. (Italian)
Unfortunately, there is no redress related to the support page and the driver of your laptop, so I have no idea whether or not you can do the job yoursel without voiding the warranty.
I suppose the easy way to say would be that if your laptop is a service door Bay on the bottom of the PC, you should be able to replace the disk hard if you see after removing the cover of the service Bay.
If it's a solid background and without visible access panels, so it would be a model where access the disk cannot be done by an authorized service center.
There is a manual related to the series 15-r000. It is the series of model closer to you to your model.
According to the manual, it seems you need to take about the portable unit departed and arrived at practice.
My 27 "mid 2011 iMac drive solid state drive is dead and must be replaced. The SSD originally came with the computer and not a subsequent update. I understand that a SSD replacing a HARD drive is quite complex, but would be more simple replacement of a dead with a new SSD SSD? I hope I could make myself.
Even as the replacement of a HARD drive. However, go to OWC buy the connector of the special drive that has the necessary temperature control that is not part of the SSD, because it is for the stock of HARD drive.
I have a Mini 1000 (1151NR - embedded Verizon 3G model of modem).
HP product number is: NM123UA #ABA
I recently installed an SSD, and I hope that I can switch the mode of the IDE in AHCI mode to improve performance. I tried to use the instructions in this thread - http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-systems-and/SATA-drivers-for-XP-solution-on-0x000000...
However, once the Windows installation starts at the top, nor the F6 option for drivers or the automatic detection of storage provides an option to use the SATA/AHCI drivers.
I am aware that the BIOS for this product does not have a SATA option, but I hope that there is always a way to allow this, because I know that the Intel chipset is able to support the SATA AHCI.
Can someone tell me if this is possible (or, Alternatively, certainly not possible)?
If the XP installation does not have a hard drive, then the AHCI is enabled in the bios.
That's how I replaced my HDD with a SSD in my Lenovo Y480. I did it immediately, so there is no user file to consider. I used a key from Lenovo recovery. Read this guide in its entirety before starting.
Execution time: about an hour.
Items, you will need:
-New SSD (I chose a Mushkin Chronos Deluxe because my research lead me to conclude that it is the best available from June 2012)
-Small Phillips screwdriver
-Butter knife or similar to remove the HARD drive. There is not much space for your fingers in there.
Turn on the computer.
Write the number '1' on a blank DVD-R and insert into the optical drive.
Press the small button just to the right of the power button. This launches a recovery key.
Follow the instructions on the screen to make restore disks. I chose the factory restore option, which required three DVD - Rs. label each disc with numbers to let you know in what order to use them later. Once it is finished, place back #1 DVD into the optical drive.
Physically remove the hard drive and insert the SSD drive by following the instructions below.
1. turn off and unplug your computer, flip upside down.
2. remove the battery.
3. remove the access panel by removing the two screws and slide.
4. remove the two screws that hold the hard drive carrier.
5 remove the hard drive by lifting upward. There is a right angle SATA adapter plugged into the hard drive. This card just came out with the hard drive.
6 disconnect the hard drive adapter and plug it on the SSD.
7 unscrew the hard drive bracket and screw it on the SSD.
8 put the SSD drive in the Bay, screw the support down and replace the access panel. Be sure to screw it up.
9. replace the battery, lock.
If you did not already the first recovery DVD in the optical drive, use a paper clip to open the optical drive and insert the diskette. Close the drawer, then turn on the computer to start the restoration.
Select the boot drive by pressing F12 when you see the Lenovo logo during startup, and then select the optical/DVD drive in the list.
Follow the instructions on the screen. The first time that I did, restoration impossible immediately, probably because of a missing partition. However, after restarting the computer by performing a battery pull, then continue to step 6 restore completed successfully.
I have not compared this drive, but I can tell you that the Windows experience index is 7.9 and startup time is 24 seconds now. The base index is 6.8 for this system now.
You will find that Windows has already helped TRIM. However, regular defragmentattion was still on. I think that the system restore has been disabled automatically.
I saw no option for this, and I was quite surprised, that he didn't do it automatically. I'm not an expert on everything, so what follows is a guess.
Perhaps that if you create a partition on the SSD first, recovery will recognize and use it.
I would like to replace my dv7 - 6143cl HDD with a SSD boot drive and using the OEM HARD drive as secondary storage.
I have the SSD and the caddy
I need to:
delete the original OEM HD
Install the SSD
install OEM HARD drive in secondary Bay
Install Win 7 (I don't have install disks - what is on the HARD drive in his backup partition)
or I have to
delete this HD
Install the SSD
go into the BIOS, and then assign him drive in AHCI (etc.)
Install Win 7
install OEM HARD drive in secondary Bay
I want to dual-boot, if possible, but I think that the second HD (start-up disk) does not start, even if I change the settings in the BIOS
is this true?
Pavilion dv7 - 6143cl
Thank you very much
Your BIOS is set to AHCI (or RAID) by default. It cannot be changed. Look in your device manager and in the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers section, look to see if there is a controller SATA ACHI he.
If so, you have an AHCI BIOS default.
If you go further down the line in Device Manager and see a section of storage controllers, click on that, you would see a SATA RAID controller and your BIOS is set to default RAID.
I don't have your model laptop so I don't know if HP has implemented some models double disk RAID or AHCI.
So... First, copy your original C:\ drive SWSetup folder and save that to a portable hard drive. That must contain all the files installation for the drivers and the software provided with your PC. You can search this folder for programs that you may want to reinstall after your new SSD drive HARD primary.
To install W7 on your SSD, check your own install of W7 disc. Here's how:
If you can read the Microsoft windows 7 25-character product key, you can download simple Windows 7 ISO files to burn on a DVD for the version of windows that is installed on your PC, and which is listed on the Microsoft COA sticker on your PC case.
Burn the ISO with the option to burn the ISO on your DVD burning program and burn it at the slowest possible speed that will allow your program. This will create a bootable DVD.
Or use the installation of Windows 7 USB/DVD tool to compile the ISO file that you download from Digital River. Link and instructions below. You need a 4 GB flash drive to use the USB compilation method.
Use 25 characters on the PC product key to activate the installation.
The key will activate a 32 or 64 bit installation.
Then go to the support of the PC and driver page to install the drivers you need.
Link to downloads ISO of W7 is below.
Can't answer your question on the dual boot as I never did before.
Can anyone recommend a set of instructions to replace the factory equipped 1 TB HDD with a SSD 1 TB in a XPS 15 (9530, model end 2013)? I thought it might be a simple case of the SSD HARD drive cloning and exchanging players, but when I did it I got an error message at startup saying that I needed to make a repair - I na not to note the exact error, but he asked for the Windows installation disc.
I don't really want to do a new install of Windows from scratch, unless absolutely necessary.
Thanks a lot in anticipation!
You must use the Dell backup utility and restore to prepare a set of recovery disks. Those can then be used to load the operating system on the new drive. This is the best approach.
I replace the HDD with a SSD.
This laptop is able to run an SSD, with its limited processor AMD and BIOS?
If so, any recommendations?
OCZ also have good records but one you mentioned is a SATA III a. You never get the full speed of SATA III, but this should work as a SATA II drive...
My Acer Travel Mate I bought, was delivered with pre installed Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. When I replaced my HDD with a SSD, can I use my existing product key to reinstall windows 7 Pro 64-bit?
Thank you :-)
You're welcome Mark, please keep us updated with your progress.
I installed on my PE1950 III two disks in SAS 6/iR integrated (embedded).
The first is SAS 73 GB 15 k that uses 3Gbps and the second is EVO 840 Samsung 250 GB (ssd). I know that these SSD is not supported by Dell, but it works very well, just one problem: I'm having negotiated speed 1.50Gbps, which should be 3 Gbps (Maximum reading rate I'm testing is ~ 150 MB/s, this SSD supports up to 500 MB/s).
I have not installed on a SATA Interposer, mixing with SAS hdd on the controller. Could interposer solve the problem and let me use entire 3Gbps from the channel? I have an unused connection to the House, but by asking if it's worth going to the data center and place one on the SATA.
Thanks in advance!
Yes, the SSD is not officially supported on the SAS 6/IR.
Sometimes I run a similar setup on my home desktop system. I had not noticed that my EVO 840 had negotiated to 1.5.
I started the BIOS of the SAS 6 controller and indeed the negotiated 840 to 1.5. I'm on my OS on the EVO GB 840 250 and I 2x1To than SATA in RAID 0 for the data drives. The SATA drives are 3.0.
I installed the latest version of the Samsung magician software: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/samsungssd/downloads.html and used it to update the EVO to the latest firmware. I rebooted and started in the BIOS OF THE controller without change. He was still negotiating to 1.5.
Then, I stole an inserter of one of my 2950 servers and attached to the EVO 840. I started in the BIOS OF THE controller, and it is now negotiating to 3.0, so it would seem that an inserter will allow him to negotiate the connection speed correctly.
Please forgive my ignorance; I've looked through the documentation but can't find the info I'm after.
I have a PE2900; When we look at the config online I see comes with:GT281 1 Assembly, map, PERC5I, Serial Attached SCSI, 2900and SAS 15 k of the 4x146Gb discs.I want to mirror 2 drives SSD for the OS. I have the 1 x 8 SAS backplane with two cables between the 5 / I at the bottom of basket... I guess I have to buy a spare sata cable sas to replace the 2nd cable and to find carriers that contains the ssd?Is it possible on this machine? All the world does? If so, how can I find the correct carrier? I can not chat w/dell as this system is way out of warranty and the store "parts & updates" is a joke.Thank you!
The PERC 5 / I do not officially SSD support, but it will probably work. PERC 6 is the first controller to SATA SSD support and the H700 supports SATA and SAS SSD.
I would recommend that you try SATA SSD. In addition, none of our controllers support mix of technologies of discs in the same container/table, then you will probably not be able to put the SSD in the same table as non - SSD.
Create a RAID 1 with SSD 2xSATA would probably work, and you should be able to keep your another Bay of SAS drives on the same controller. I only am not able to give a definite answer since SSD was not taken in charge with this controller, but maybe there is someone who has tested that sounds in.
I have a RAID 1 configuration and one of the two drives in the array has failed. I've removed and replaced by another drive hoping the Dell Perc adapter H200 would rebuild the mirror automatically, but it does not. In Server Admin OpenManage virtual disk displays as degraded. The issue I think may be the replacement drive is SATA where the original was SAS.
Is there a way you can make the adapter accepts a SATA drive or is it simply not supported?
Dell controllers, including the H200 are not supported mixing SAS, SATA or SSD in the same table. They may, however, each separately constitute a virtual disk on the same controller. Consider replacing the disk failing another identical or higher capacity SAS drive.
I run a node 4 VSAN 6 Cluster with a LSI SAS in Raid-0 Mode controller listed HCL (a 975 queue depth) to which I currently attached: 3 x 10 k SAS Enterprise RPM hard drives and 1 x Samsung 850 SATA Pro 512 GB SSD. The nodes are the same.
These SSD is due to budgetary constraints. I too put in service the SSD 512 GB to 400 GB and they seem to controllers and BIOS as 400GO devices.
Performance is horrible. Overall, VM feel morose.
When you make a copy of a file of DVD ISO file (say 3GB) on one virtual computer to another, I get extremely high 100 MS to 300ms or even higher disk latencies on both virtual machines. When a regeneration occurs because I take a node in Maint.mode with 'full datamigration', or I re - apply a strategy of backup to say "band bandwidth 2" to "stripe-width 3", the whole cluster crushed essentially to a halt. " VM has become so slow and on Linux VM I get same kernel-messages on scsi timeouts, etc. None of the work of the virtual machine, they freeze and basically die because "the disc is extremely unresponsive.
I'm not alone in this. I have read many similar stories on the net and it often comes down to the 'consumer grade SATA SSD' who these Samsungs are after all.
I guess I have the same problem.
My question is this: I have the right to replace the Samsung 850 Pro with either a SAS disk SSD Sandisk which is listed HCL * or * using Intel DC S3700 SATA SSD that are also in the HCL currently for 6 VSAN.
What I don't understand is: ' if the SATA SSD that I use currently, form a bottleneck due to the depth of the SATA Interface of 32 queue, how can we * all * SATA SSD be on the HCL at all?
I doubt that these Intel DC S3700 are much faster than the Samsung 850 Pro and they are two SATA drives and they both have a personal 32 queuedepth and all the interface SATA has a 32 port queuedepth pro. So how can disks SATA works in a system of VSAN. I just makes no sense.
Everyone is to fight to death on "queue-depth queue depth queue depth. Cormac Hogan, Duncan Epping, everyone who is an authority on VSAN. A queue-depth too low controllers were thrown out of the HCL etc etc etc
When I look at the SSD Intel S3700 HCL wrote:
Mandatory features: Drive performance, disc reliability, queue depth, SMART SATA Surprise Power Removal, trim attributes / Unmap, Cache write, write the NDR
It says "tail-depth" as one of the requirements that responds to this SDS. But SATA, by definition, has a maximum queue-depth 32 which is much too small. So, how can it meet "tail-depth"? It is SATA!
The Intel DC S3700 would cost me about half of the money the SAS SSD Sandisk and of course, if Intel is going to solve my problems of performance, then I'll take those. But if I'm just as much trouble afterwards because of the queue depth of the SATA Interface of 32, then I better invest in the SAS SSD (but which could exhaust my budget for other things so I'd rather not).
Anyone can shed some light on this?
(edit: I changed the title to better reflect my findings)
Update: I bit the bullit, obtained a second mortgage, said my child may not be able to go to College and I bought the SAS SSD (Sandisk 200 GB 6 G SAS). In each of the four nodes, I did a complete data migration, replaced the Samsung 850 Pro SATA SSD with the SSD SAS and macaroni holy, all my problems disappeared.
The whole system feels much more receptive and do things like clone a virtual machine (which would grind the whole cluster to stop) never stops working like nothing happens.
Before, when I did a simple copy of an ISO to a virtual computer DVD file to another, I would like to get, maybe, 20 MB/s and the entire cluster has started feeling lethargic until the copy job is completed. Now, I get speeds ranging from 80 to 90 MB/s and so bright and responsive.
What a difference!
I'm a very happy man.
Moreover, my network is a 1 Gbps where each node has two NIC in a LACP LAG and I can clearly see a node to talk to another network node 1 NIC and talk to another node on the other card NETWORK LACP nicely splits the traffic on the two cards.
The system feels so fast now and reconstructions / present a new application of storage policies is difficult to have an impact, and generally occur much more quickly than before.
And really, the only thing I did was swap the Samsung 850 Pro SATA SSD with these SAS SSD.
Lesson learned: either pay the money of the SAS SSD (which are on the HCL, of course) who is the best, or get certified company VSAN grade SATA SSD but STAY AWAY to consumers rank of SATA SSD because they do not have what it takes. They cannot empty their queues fast enough and all clutter as soon as there is a bit of the system load.
Just don't do it. Forget the consumer SATA rank. It's like throwing money down the toilet. I've been there and I learned the hard way. Let me be the stubborn donkey, so you don't ;-)
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