Recent content by BShoppy

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    USB dock for testing M.2 NVMe/2.5" SATA

    The screenshots of AS SSD show the devices as UASP so it looks like does have support. Seems like the perfect dock for quick testing of drives
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    PiKVM v3.0 / BLiKVM v2.2 "build"

    Thanks for this. It's just too bad that it's nearly impossible to find any variant of the RPi4 without a ridiculous markup
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    Ubuntu-22.04 LTS server installer bug?

    Can you drop into command line to create the vg, then back to the installer and select that vg?
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    Server 2022 essentials included RDP CAL's?

    You can also check for a Microsoft Reseller for the RDP CALs I don't know if you can purchase from them in Australia, but Trusted Tech Team - TrustedTechTeam.com has a 5 pack of 2022 RDP User CALs for $480 USD
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    Beelink GTR5 AMD 5900HX 32GB 500GB $765

    Price is currently at $799 - $80 coupon = $719 https://a.co/2s2rtVH
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    Thoughts on T-Mobile 5G Internet?

    Slightly off topic, but I use Verizon 5G Home internet service. Save for a period of a month and a half where they screwed something up on their end and I would lose connection for 5-10 seconds multiple times a day, I've been happy. Below is a speedtest I just ran (upload is usually higher, in...
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    Help choosing QSFP switch

    Do you have the 40GbE QSFP expansion modules on each of the existing N4064's? If not, you could add those to get the additional 4 QSFP ports that you are looking for. As for stacking additional switches, I don't know that you can stack with anything outside the N4000 series, so you would need...
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    AOC-STGN-I2S (x520) - dual sfp+

    Considering that ESXi 7.0 is supported until end of Q1 2025, I don't think most homelab users should be too worried. We know we are buying generations old hardware.
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    AOC-STGN-I2S (x520) - dual sfp+

    Of course this pops up almost immediately after I've had an offer accepted and paid $25 for a single port ConnectX-3 But since I really only need the one port, I suppose I got the best thing for me.
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    How do you determine which physical network port software is referring to?

    I just ran into this yesterday while trying to troubleshoot something in my setup. On my Brocade ICX6450 I disabled one port at a time and checked the hypervisor to see which one showed as link down. Turns out they were exactly like I expected, but at least I was 100% sure after that.
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    EXSi: HowTo Deactivate SVGA for Passthrough to Linux-Guest

    Ok, that is not a configuration that I am familiar with. I don't have a GPU on my 7U3 system, or I'd test out. If I get a chance I can test it on my 6.7 host and see if the same behavior occurs there.
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    EXSi: HowTo Deactivate SVGA for Passthrough to Linux-Guest

    Ok, I should have asked if you were trying to do GPU passthrough or just a headless server. But I'm a little confused; are you passing the GPU to the Linux VM or to the Windows VM?
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    EXSi: HowTo Deactivate SVGA for Passthrough to Linux-Guest

    I just set up a new VM on ESXi 7U3 (I would think 7U2 should be the same) and svga.present=FALSE works fine for me. svga.present=FALSE 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP...
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    Choice of Managed L3 PoE 24Port+ Switch for home with 10GB

    Aruba Instant On 1930 - 24 PoE+, 4SPF+ Slots, available in 195W or 370W PoE models Linksys LGS328MPC - 24 PoE+, 4SFP+ Slots, 410W PoE budget -Bad: Just over your $500 budget