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|SAS-1/SAS-2 Compatibility Upgrade Guide For the Sun Blade 6000 Modular System|
This document provides information on compatibility requirements for a server module with a SAS-2 RAID Expansion Module (REM) in a Sun Blade 6000 Modular System chassis that has SAS-1 Network Express Modules (NEMs), or SAS-1 NEMs and Sun Blade 6000 Disk Modules (which are SAS-1 devices).
You must perform the firmware upgrade procedure in this document before inserting your server module with a SAS-2 REM into a SAS-1 system chassis.
Note - Refer to your device’s documentation to determine its SAS level. Alternatively, you can identify SAS-1 and SAS-2 devices by the maximum data transfer speeds supported by the devices. SAS-1 devices support a maximum data transfer speed of 3 Gb per second. SAS-2 devices support a maximum data transfer speed of 6 Gb per second.
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