I recently picked up a few used HP ProLiant DL360 3G (3rd Generation) which have no hard drives. So i picked up 2 IBM Ultra 320 SCSI 80 pin HDDs and HP HDD brackets. After the Raid controller goes through the normal start up process, i get red indicator lights on the drives saying they are bad.
So just to be safe, i throw in a few older Compaq U320 drives i have laying around and they load up just fine. I tried the IBM drives in both servers i picked, and they both show red indicator lights, and the controller cannot see them, but the Compaq drives i have work fine.
So my question is, are these IBM drives in fact bad or do i have to use HP / Compaq drives in these servers?