[rescue] FibreChannel SAS controllers?

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jun 20 01:41:07 CDT 2013

Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:

>Afternoon list,
>I've traded or parted out all of my SATA 
>boards...I wanted to stop using high-power PC gear and use 
>PowerPC/POWER/SPARC gear instead at home...and now to access some of my
>drives I need a fibrechannel SAS array or similar.
>Anyone happen to have one spare they're not using?  I need a way to get
>lot more drives shoved in to my Sun Fire V480...and my 3TB drives are 
>Alternative solutions accepted!

LSI 1068 cards will work in the v480 with sata drives. There is a limit though of 2tb.  Martin Bochnig of opensxce fame has mentioned the existence of a workaround, so maybe someone here knows it as well.

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