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Gen 8 Microserver - Read cache error

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I recently purchased a Proliant Gen8 Microserver (G1610T Model) and I've had some problems setting it up. 

Basically none of the drives in the 4 bays are detected by the ACU and it says it's unable to allocate the requested system memory for the read cache. It's set to 0 and changing it doesn't effect it after saving and restarting.

I've followed the setup guide and searched around for a solution to this, havent really had any luck.

Anyone had any experience with this or any ideas?

 

 

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Re: Gen 8 Microserver - Read cache error

I don't have the solution for why your drives are not visible, but from what I have seen with the box I have and what I have read online elsewhere, it appears that Read Cache cannot be set on the B120i if the system memory is 2GB.  I don't know how much has to be present for the Read Cache to be allocated but my experience is:

 

2GB - Read Cache cannot be allocated (warning message in ACU)

8GB - Read Cache is allocated (no warning in ACU)

 

See this external site

http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/6655-b120i-controller-read-cache-error

 

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Jimmy Vance
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Re: Gen 8 Microserver - Read cache error


SB-passport wrote:

I don't have the solution for why your drives are not visible, but from what I have seen with the box I have and what I have read online elsewhere, it appears that Read Cache cannot be set on the B120i if the system memory is 2GB.  I don't know how much has to be present for the Read Cache to be allocated but my experience is:

2GB - Read Cache cannot be allocated (warning message in ACU)

8GB - Read Cache is allocated (no warning in ACU)

See this external site

http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/6655-b120i-controller-read-cache-error


The system requires more than 2GB before the controller can allocate system memory for the read cache. I'm checking to see if there is a Customer Advisory in the works to clarify this.

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