03-29-2012 10:01 AM
What are the supported OBDR configurations for the G8 (ML350 and DL380)? Specifically, what host bus adapter combined with internal SAS Ultrium 920 (lto-3) is supported? Does HP have any plans to update the website with G8 support info - to include the G8 servers in every server list in Support?
03-29-2012 11:09 AM
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03-29-2012 11:52 AM
For ML350p Gen8 , Installation of Internal tape drive requires ordering of 2nd Media Bay Cage, Part
Number 661618-B21, SC11Xe and U320e SCSI Dual Channel Controller for SCSI Tape drives and HP Smart Array P222 for SAS tape drives
For DL380p Gen8
Connection using HP Smart Array P222 Controller (631667-B21) recommended.
Compatibilty matrix should be updated soon.
07-10-2012 04:33 AM
thank you for your contribution, please be so kind and clarify why a 2nd Media Bay Cage
should be necessary for mounting a SCSI Tape Drive (i.e 448i, 920i)
By looking at the picture of the part, it shows a SAS Backplane which would be
of no use for a SCSI drive. See picture here:
Thanks in advance
07-10-2012 06:03 AM
You would need this kit if you are installing a internal tape drive
More info here
07-10-2012 07:48 PM
I would like to bring into your notice that Guided troubleshooting is also available for ML350 Gen 8 servers.
Link for guided troubleshooting ML350 Gen8:
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