Category: Storage & Hard Drives
Caution Level: Medium
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Home Server
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 19 May 2005
The OneStor 5200 storage device can help maximize protection for the data as well as fault tolerance for SAN. It also directs attached storage environments. The tool's dual active RAID controllers can provide failover/failback and four Fibre Channel (FC) ports to reach optimal connectivity. Other available features include the RAID protection, point-to-point architecture and dual ported SAS and SATA drive interface. It also offers write cache data protection including local and global spares with automatic drive rebuild. The device's cable-less, modular chassis design, swappable controllers, power supplies, disk drives and cooling fans provide optimal fault tolerance. The OneStor 5200 also provides the bandwidth needed for high data input, video editing and online transaction processing. It also leverages SAS full duplex from point-to-point architecture with connections for maximum data input. It supports up to 60 disk arrays including individual RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 and 50.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The OneStor 5200 storage device has a host interface (per controller) of two 2 Gb/s (200MB/s) Fibre Ports (SFF) and 200MB/s per channel (400MB/s full duplex). It also has a Host Fibre Channel Protocol that supports point-to-point, loop and fabric (switched) topologies. The Drive Interface Porting of this device consists of Dual ported SAS (3 Gb/s), Single ported SATA (1.5 or 3 Gb/s) and dual ported SATA with drive transition card. The SATA drive supports SATA: 36GB (10,000 RPM), 250GB, 300GB and 400GB (7,200 RPM) with a maximum capacity of 4.8TB (12 x 400GB) per system. It also has an expansion chassis that consists of 5010AA Single or 5020AA Dual I/O and SAS to SAS/SATA Disk Expansion. RAID configuration is written to the disk drives. The configuration is exportable to a host file for easy recovery. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and nStor OneStor 5200FA RAID Controller errors before installing any driver updates.