Upgrade a R710 with SAS 6/ir with a PERC
I have a situation to come and advice/suggestions would be appreciated...
I have a R710 with 6 x 3.5 inches disks chassis and populated with 6 disks (2 x 136GB and 4 x 300 GB) SAS
The server was poorly specified before buying and bought with a SAS6/ir controller
The server is an Exchange area.
Operating system is on C:, which is a RAID-1 using the 2 x 136 GB SAS drives
Data on D: which is a RAID 1 using 2 of the 300 GB drives
The other 2 players are sitting doing nothing as the SAS 6/ir can support 2 virtual disks and only RAID 0 or RAID-1
The problem is the volume of data is closer to capacity and I really need to use the replacement disks.
After reviewing several options, it seems to me that the only viable solution is to get a PERC H700 and import foreign VDs but I read that import a SAS 6/ir VD containing a Windows operating system in a PERC H700 is not possible/supported.
I believe important to the volume of data would be ok and then I could use RAID level migration and online capacity expansion to add replacement discs and convert RAID-1, RAID-5, air-conditioned and with minimal downtime.
If importing an OS disk is a non-runner, is a server to rebuild the only option or miss me something?
For example, can I run a SAS 6/ir beside a H700 leaving the BONES on the SAS 6/ir and leaving the H700 handle data? If so, how it works in what concerns the installation of the additional card in elevators and wiring to the speakers?
As I said, any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
"BSOD with the STOP 7b junior Boot Device."
This is because they use different drivers and the drivers loaded in Windows for the 6/iR do not talk to the H700.
What you might try is to boot to Windows on the SAS6/iR, with the H700 inserted (but not connected to anything), let Windows detect the device to load the drivers for it, then try to readers the PERC.
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Hi, I need help for upgrade with the module of 16 GB for my R710
My R710 is already filled with memory module 32 GB of config (G484D) - DUAL IN - LINE MEMORY MODULE..., 4 G, 1066, 2RX4X72, 8, 240, REGULATION
I can improve it with (A5008568) - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV below optimizer mode configuration? Please suggest.
In this way with this 16 GB modules if I be mixed with module 4 GB 1066 mhz previous cumulative total memory perfomance down to 1066 mhz? logic which is not suggested
DIMM_BANK_A_SLOT_1 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_A_SLOT_2 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_A_SLOT_4 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_A_SLOT_5 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_B_SLOT_1 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_B_SLOT_2 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_B_SLOT_4 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_B_SLOT_5 - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV
DIMM_BANK_B_SLOT_9Utpal1I propose to upgrade all R710 with (A5008568) - 16GB 2Rx4 RDIMMS ECC 1333 MHz LV... Certainly, I hope that it will work well with my server with processors E5520 and would also work with existing (G484D) - MEMORY MODULE... 4G, 1066, 2RX4X72
It should work with the 4 GB DIMMs in 7/8. I edited a couple of my posts to clarify certain limits with the rank of quad DIMMS and the CPU 1.35v. I added two notes stating that grade quad DIMMS will operate at 800 MHz when filled 2 per channel, and 1066 MHz speed limitation for the CPU 1.35v to apply the dual rank DIMMS or higher when filled with a minimum of 2 per channel. As part of our conversation I do not think that it you confused, but I wanted to clarify information for future readers.
Let us know if there are problems with the upgrade.
My server before in the memory modules Ram 1 GB
A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 B3 B6 B5 B4 A6 A5 A4
I'm looking to fill all of the empty boxes with modules of 1 GB but when I did it an error of memory and does not start. I looked in the BIOS and the memory configuration is set to optimized (it does allow me to change that). It has also two CPU - FYI
Unfortunately with UDIMM installed on the server, it is currently overexploited. This is due to the restriction of this population of DIMMs for UDIMM memory and quad-rows DIMM is two by way. So the 3rd dimm per channel will not be supported when you use the UNIQUE access.
Let me know if this helps answer the question.
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Please give me guide to solve this problem.
I thank & regards
Thanks for the reply.
My version of windows is 32-bit Windows server 2003 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2.
Although I have not tried switching/EAP, I will try that and get back to you.
And again something I have an idea of the installation of windows server 2008 R2 Standard version on this server, it will support? Please let me know Chris.
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I have R710 with two processor E5530 and DIMM slots:
How to complete correctly?
now I have bad config with
A1 - a2 + b1 - b2 - DR
A6 - a3 + b3 - b6 - SR
Thank you very much
The question that you are running is with memory channel. Although SR & DR mix dimms is supported, you must always match the layout of dimm through the memory channels. As seen below, the channels cover 3 DIMMs per processor groups.
You have only 4 bars of DR DIMM, you wouldn't be able to fill in all three channels by hand. What I suggest is that you place the DIMM DR bars in slots, in that you have, so A1, A2, B1 and B2. With the modules DIMM SR if you place in A4, A5, A7, A8, B4, B5, B7 and B8. That should allow the server to operate correctly.
Let me know how it goes.
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