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IBM 5887 IBM EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer for iSeries  .. Product #: 5887-8205 based on 0 reviews

5887 IBM EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer for iSeries

Brand: IBM
Model Number: 5887-8205

IBM 5887 EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer for iSeries Power systems is an expansion drawer with twenty-four 2.5-inch form factor SAS bays. The IBM 5887 EXP24S expansion drawer supports up to 24 hot-swap SFF SAS Hard Disk Drives, using 2 EIA of space in a 19-inch rack. The 5887 EXP24S includes redundant AC power supplies and two power cords. The 5887 EXP24S SFF bays use Gen-2 or SFF-2 SAS bays that are not compatible with CEC SFF Gen-1 SAS bays or with 5802 or 5803 SFF SAS bays. 

IBM 5887 EXP24S is supported on the following Power system models: 8202-E4B, 8202-E4C, 8202-E4D, 8205-E6B, 8205-E6C, 8205-E6D, 8231-E1C, 8231-E1D, 8231-E2B, 8231-E2C, 8231-E2D, 8233-E8B, 8236-E8C, 8247-21L, 8247-22L, 8284-22A8286-41A, 8286-42A, 8408-44E, 8408-E8D, 8408-E8E, 9080-MHE, 9080-MME, 9109-RMD, 9117-MMB, 9117-MMC, 9117-MMD, 9119-FHB, 9119-MHE, 9119-MME, 9179-MHB, 9179-MHC, 9179-MHD

With AIX, Linux or VIOS, the EXP24S can be ordered with four sets of 6 bays, two sets of 12 bays or one set of 24 bays (mode 4, 2 or 1). With IBM i, the 5887 EXP24S can be ordered as one set of 24 bays (mode 1). In mode 1 (one set of 24 bays) two EXP24S SAS connectors are used. In mode 2 (two sets of 12 bays) four EXP24S SAS connectors are used. In mode 4 (four sets of 6 bays) four EXP24S SAS connectors are used. The EXP24S SAS ports are attached to SAS controller(s) which can be a SAS PCI-X or PCIe adapter or pair of adapters. The EXP24S can also be attached to an imbedded SAS controller in a server with an imbedded SAS port. Attachment between the SAS controller and the EXP24S SAS ports is via the appropriate SAS Y or X cables.

OS Requirements:

AIX Version 7.1 with Service Pack 3, or later
AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-06 Technology Level and Service Pack 5, or later
AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-05 Technology Level and Service Pack 6, or later (planned availability: June 3, 2011)
AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-04 Technology Level and Service Pack 10, or later (planned availability: June 3, 2011)
AIX Version 5.3 with the 5300-12 Technology Level and Service Pack 4, or later (planned availability: June 30, 2011)
AIX Version 5.3 with the 5300-11 Technology Level and Service Pack 7, or later (planned availability: June 30, 2011)
IBM i 6.1 with machine code 6.1.1, or later
IBM i 7.1, or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 for POWER, or later
Novel SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 4, or later
Novel SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1, or laterPlease find the required driver update for SLES11 SP1 under the following URL: http://drivers.suse.com/driver-process/pub/update/IBM/

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