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Change BBUs on orsay
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The BBUs on orsay.internal.softwareheritage.org have failed or are failing.
Both of them must be changed if possible.

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ftigeot triaged this task as Normal priority.Nov 14 2018, 11:56 AM
ftigeot created this task.

Related: T1323

zack raised the priority of this task from Normal to High.Nov 14 2018, 12:00 PM

Orsay contains two LSI SAS 2108-based RAID adapters:

05:00.0 RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] (rev 05)
22:00.0 RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] (rev 05)

Their commercial names are:

  • PERC H700 Integrated
  • PERC H800 Adapter
ftigeot added a comment.EditedNov 16 2018, 3:55 PM

Batteries for PERC H700 adapters have the part number U8735 and/or NU209.

Dell itself doesn't seem to sell them but some independent vendors still reference them:

I have filtered out offers for old batteries. The two vendors referenced above SHOULD provide newly manufactured parts.
I had good experiences with EET in the past.

At least some of the batteries for PERC H800 adapters use part number KR174 and/or M164C.
Some information leads me to believe they could also be used with PERC H700 adapters.

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ftigeot changed the task status from Open to Work in Progress.Dec 11 2018, 4:55 PM

Another Perc H700 battery replacement product: http://www.hardware-attitude.com/fiche-1114-batterie-raid-pour-perc5-i-perc6-i---nu209.html
We should buy this one if possible ASAP IMHO.

zack lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.Dec 11 2018, 4:58 PM
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@ftigeot did you try to *call* the Dell sales rep, as we discussed a while ago?

zack added a comment.May 25 2019, 5:26 PM

has this been completed since?

Fwiw, I never got an answer from Dell on that topic.

ftigeot closed this task as Wontfix.Jul 24 2019, 10:33 AM

Hardware is too old / starting to fall apart for other reasons.
It would be more cost-effective to replace it.