I ordered it last night, so I’ll let you know how it works out. Does anyone out there have a solution? Anyways, good card for a great price. You will need the dynamic disk for any array over 2TB. From what I’ve read, you need some sort of utility to manage it through the OS, however, Adaptec wont cough one up as the card is OEM nor will Dell as theyre just freaking clueless as usual. I’ve been looking for this for a long time. It’s supposed to prevent data corruption in event of power disruption when using write cache.

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I’ve spoken to HP support today and they have been very helpful and are trying to contact adaptec for me to see if there is a fix for it. The only thing to be aware of is that it apparently has a 2TB limit for Raid. Posted March 6, No problems with CentOS.

Hard Disk Status LEDs from the Adaptec 2610SA SATA RAID Controller

Does anyone know how i can do this in the bios settings of the card? This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Or sign in with one of these services. Forums New posts Search forums.


Some of the reports included problems, though. Google finds lots of references to the SA.

I ordered it last night, so I’ll let you know how it works out. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Many of the SA cards are being advertised as brand new, in sealed packages.

Has anyone had any experience with these? It doesn’t really matter much about the OS, 2610a key is trying to get the raid card to do it properly. I’ve been looking for this for a long time.

SA | Adaptec SA 6 Port Sata Raid Card

Newer cards better but pricier. Ryan, I know the feeling – I hate the thought of having to manually install it haha.

sara Register a new account. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript 261s0a your browser before proceeding. Help identifying strange capacitor terminal style Started by Killians Today at Also did anyone get anywhere with the battery connection for the cache write? Even if you manage to create an array over 2TB, most operating systems won’t be able to use it due to the 2TB limit on old style partition tables.


If i can use software raid i can make 1x 5TB Raid 5 array.

Click here to register now. So I think Dell must have been satq off some old stock, or something of the sort. Thread starter rockcrew Start date Jun 28, So, I begin my search to extract the signal out from the Adaptec SA itself.

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I have the system all set up beside me, I just need the controller. It is freeBSD based.

SATA RAID 6-port suggestions? Adaptec SA? – CentOS

I know it is quite a large problem for quite a few manufacturers, but Areca have solved it http: Board index All times are UTC. Posted February 21, You will need the dynamic disk for any array over 2TB. Sign in with Google. I’ve found out that it is impossible to create a 2.