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I have an 8i LSI controller card attached to this HP expander card and both worked with Ubuntu 12.04 without any effort on my part - raid 6 via mdadm. I haven't yet used dd to verify the maximum throughput, but with eight disks it is able to saturate my gigabit network wth the CPU nearly idle. I don't know what I'd do without ths card.UPDATE: I *almost* want to take a star off because the firmware is NOT upgradable unless you also have one of several HP branded RAID cards. And you can guarantee ...

HP 468406-B21 SAS Expander Card review by Curtis Jones can be read at Amazon.Com
 
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Review Date: 08/17/2012
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They sell these as new but the box I received states "HP Renew - Quality remanufactured products with same as new warranty."

HP 468406-B21 SAS Expander Card review by alan scott rogers can be read at Amazon.Com
 
alan scott rogers
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Review Date: 02/06/2014
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This is a relatively cheap way to add to your working RAID card, but you will likely need to update the firmware on both the parent RAID card and this expander card before anything works. Finding the firmware updates and creating bootable USB or CD media and can take some time - so allot your time accordingly. You have to do the firmware update offline and the RAID will not work while you have the card installed and the cables connected to run the update it as the parent RAID card can't see the...

HP 468406-B21 SAS Expander Card review by Jan Veitch can be read at Amazon.Com
 
Jan Veitch
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Review Date: 09/21/2013
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