So these are the locations of the two: Ill have to see about how to manually install a driver. It constantly searches on non-indexed columns. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The controller has a cache board and a battery pack. Tim Rosenquist 11 1.

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The controller does have the battery pack installed. Tim Rosenquist 11 1. The disk array set to enable write caching. So, from the device menu, I update the driver? They do not believe the performance issues are the fault of the application itself. However, I f200i no idea if that matches your actual configuration, so I can’t really comment on whether the observations are relevant in your case.

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That’s all I got. Never found a great fix. The card does have power as led are on. The middle top pin windoas keyed though. Below is a benchmark we did with similar hardware, and a few differences noted. I think it simply may not be compatible with a non hp server board.

A bit of research directed me here and to an Experts-Exchange article http: Post as a guest Name. So these are 77 locations of the two: The problem is that I have no clue how to initialize the thing on a desktop motherboard.


Alright so the LEDs state that it is working on a command from the host driver. I was hopping I could just plug it in and BAM more storage!

I’m at a loss. Without e20i more insight into your configuration I can’t really say what might be causing the problem. I’m not sure what they may be. SteveBurkett 1, 4 6. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, e20i acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Rebuild and expand priority are set to medium.

The disk performance sounds on-par for an E and 3 10k SAS drives. Selected this as the answer because it more accurately addresses the original question, but steveburkett’s answer below is extremely relevant to the situation as well. Finally the above command made the array perform closer to expectation.

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Add in a low end controller and things will not get better. You should be able to use the windows server drivers, r2 is close enough to windows 7 that it should work. I know I configured it when I ran it in a server.

I have similar configurations using 3Ware cards producing well over iostats so I was trying to figure out what the??? The array stripe size is set to 64k. These are the only physical disks available to the server so both logs and data, including operating system data and paging file are all on the same physical disk array there are 2 logical drives with the OS data being separate.

Or would it be a negligible performance increase by only upgrading the controller? Does it show up in device manager?