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Microsemi Adaptec SmartHBA 2100-8i
12 Gbps PCIe Gen3 SAS/SATA SmartHBA adapter with 8 internal native ports and LP/MD2 form factor
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Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications

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Linux Driver Source

Linux Driver Source Code

Debian

Debian 8
Debian 9

Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows 8 x64
Microsoft Windows 10 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64


Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

SuSE Linux

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14
Ubuntu 16

Unix

FreeBSD
Sun Solaris

VMware

VMware ESXi 6

Operating System
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
CentOS
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
Solaris
FreeBSD
VMware ESXi
Citrix XenServer

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 17449.
Benefits
• Ideal for high-performing I/O solutions supporting SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs requiring maximum connectivity
• Offers basic RAID functionality for up to 32 devices supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 10, and 5 in conjunction with full HBA functionality for up to 238 devices
• Broad operating system support through highly efficent, low-latency PQIdriver driver (fully open-source for Linux/FreeBSD)
• Performance of up to 1.7M random read IOPS with extremely low-latency 4 KB I/Os
Management Utilities
maxView Storage Manager
• Web-based GUI management utility
• OS support: Windows, Linux, Solaris VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring, and notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S support
• SMTP

ARCCONF
• Command Line Interface
• SMI-S support for VMware

BIOS Configuration Utility (CTRL+A)
• Legacy configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

uEFI BIOS Configuration Utility
• HII-based configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

Event Monitor
• Lightweight event monitoring and logging tool
• Distributes adapter events and notifies user
Data Transfer Rate
12 Gbps per port
Bus System Interface
8-lane PCIe Gen3
Form Factor
MD2 – Low Profile
Connector Configuration
Two internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)
Package Contents
• SmartHBA 2100-8i adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
Physical Size
2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
0 °C to 55 °C with 200 LFM airflow.

Note: This adapter contains a powerful I/O processor that requires adequate airflow to operate reliably. Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with at least 200 LFM airflow. Temperature measured 1 inch from adapter.
Regulatory Certification
CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance
RoHS
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
>1.36 million hours at 40°C
Warranty
3 years

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