Install the operating system driver. Many have reported problems with 2. I want six power leads for the drives. The tech that has been answering my question told me his setup at home. Maybe I need to change the stripe size to 32KB or higher like some suggested. The first chassis worked fine. Once again, this is only speculation and depends greatly on how the backplane scans the drive.

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When you add a drive to you card, you will add additional unpartitioned space. My 4KB stripe size killed the performance.

LSI Logic MegaRAID Dual Channel SCSI 320-2e Controller – Lsi00008

Can I remove the battery? When placing orders for bulk quantities we highly recommend to contact us to get precise availability information before placing your order. I opened up the case and checked the connections.


Other advanced fault tolerance features e. LSI Logic states it would be impossible to accomplish and it would defeat read ahead caching of the drives.

I ruled out overheating. How would I accomplish spindle sync. This manual is related to the following products: My rounded cables and fans come from www. Brantford, ON, Canada Registered: When I get it stable and all my U drives are gone.

In this case, if an 18gig drive failed it would kick in, but if a 36gig drive failed it would not since 18gig is smaller than 36gig. This is especially important when using the latest driver.

First installation with LSI Logic MegaRAID – Ars Technica OpenForum

They recommended 64K stripe size for OS. Once again, this is only speculation and depends greatly on how the backplane scans the drive. Do you have a firmware upgrade?

I megqraid running the latest firmware on the I have five devices in the second chassis. Tyan Thunder K7 is using 2. I might sell them. Thank you for the information. Remove the cover from the chassis.


I am trying to tweak the best performance for my files and games. Fri May 16, 1: Maybe it draws more current than I calculated from the two power connectors. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, All the drives spun up and formatted without a problem. To avoid negative shopping experience, we at AVADirect highly recommend to verify product availability information before placing your order.

Anyways, I will keep ya posted then Benchmarks do not give real performance marks. That being said, general things you want to consider: They are just vacation pictures. This is my highend workstation.