It suddenly crashed and required a rebuild — was not even booting. It was done by Saturday morning. Email Required, but never shown. Either way, I figured I would share my experience. Downloads Knowledgebase Compatibility Reports. Release Notes Release Notes:

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It’s rounding the second 3-week run. It was done by Adapfec morning. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications.

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Firmware b, Driver b, Storage Manager 5. When set to high, though, our users noticed how crappy performance was. We’re now at about 3 weeks and its finishing up. Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. Post as a guest Name. Intel or AMD architecture with available bit 3. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications Select your operating system or software below.


And then keep a real close eye on your IO Wait values to see if your drives 2420sz keeping up.

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ReadMe Adaptec Storage Manager v5. I had upgraded the controller to the newest firmware – thinking that would fix the problem. I just updated the firmware to version from Check the BIOS and see if you can bump up the priority a notch. High-performance storage connectivity and data protection for servers and workstations. If so, I am not sure where else I can “park” the machine to let it run its course at a faster rate. Release Notes Release Notes: Product Documentation Adaptec Storage Manager v5.

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With the industry’s most advanced feature set, the Adaptec SA provides the highest level of data protection. Rebuild priority was set on high in Adaptec Storage Manager.

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Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Another box 2420sx this happen twice. Anyway, would love to hear about experiences with this card and firmware.


Both machines are Linux boxes. I wonder if that slows the speed down for some reason. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It suddenly crashed and required a rebuild — was not even booting.

I hope it will help. Changing that to high, and when another disk broke a year or so later, it rebuilt in, IIRC, 8 hours.

That does sound buggy to me. Downloads Knowledgebase Compatibility Reports. Sign up using Email and Password.