LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-10-2005, 10:10 AM   #1
ugr|dual
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Nuernberg, FRG
Distribution: Debian Sarge
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
3ware controller exchange


hi,

i'd like to know how a 3ware raid controller could possibly be exchanged for another one or a different controller.

i know raid controllers are not necessarily compatible across model lines and brands. but many combinations in the desktop area raid 0/1 work, like promise to intel ich to silicon image ....

could a 3ware 9500-s4 be exchanged for a 3ware 8500? or for an ich6 or ich7? raid 1 only that is.

thanks for any hints!
 
Old 09-10-2005, 09:48 PM   #2
Electro
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Posts: 6,042

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
You should be able to use a previous model of the same brand, but I suggest backing up the data just in case something bad happens.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
3Ware Raid Controller & fdisk tobyheywood Slackware 5 04-26-2005 06:38 PM
3ware 7006-2 raid controller on Asus P2B P2 system bschiett Linux - Hardware 3 03-27-2005 01:36 PM
3Ware 8006-2 LP Mow Linux - Hardware 2 08-13-2004 06:47 AM
3ware RAID jbstew32 Linux - Hardware 4 03-14-2004 12:11 AM
3ware Escalade 7506-8 avassena Mandriva 0 10-07-2003 07:48 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:36 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration