Recent content by fahadshery

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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    long shot, not sure if you'd see it but do you have the cam control command pls? I have HUC101818CS4205 SSD's with type 2 protection on. I am getting Access denied when trying to format using sg_format.
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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    Hi, I have the same issue of type 2 protection, which commands you ran? Would appreciate if you could elaborate on this pls. Many thanks
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    The Versatile SAS3008 Chipset: My Vendor Crossflashing Adventures

    Thank you so much for your detailed reply. I will give it a bash. PS I liked your lovely way of explaining things. Keep it up bro :)
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    SAS 9300-8i IT mode

    Hi All, I own a SAS 9300-8i card from Broadcom Are there any clear instructions on how to flash it to IT mode? Thanks
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    The Versatile SAS3008 Chipset: My Vendor Crossflashing Adventures

    I was wondering if there are any clear instructions to flash the original Broadcom LSI 9300-8i to IT mode? I have been googling in vain. Could you help?
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    LSI 9300-8i flashing?

    Hi, were you able to flash the card to IT mode? I got a new card in the IR mode and there are no definitive guides on how to flash it to IT mode. thanks
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    Install additional RAID Controller for TrueNas Dell R720

    Hi, I already have a built-in H310 mini controller that came with the Dell R720 server. It was flashed in IT mode and working as expected. Now I wish to install TrueNas VM using proxmox and I can't pass this as is because I have my SSDs connected to it as well which form the ZFS pool for VMs...
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    drives disappeared after reboot dell r720

    Sorry, I found the issue! I had connected all SSDs and HDDs to the same H310 mini (in flashed IT mode). When I was doing the PCI passthrough to the TrueNas VM (via proxmox). It would hang. I think I will need to install an additional HBA and connect one backplane to it and pass it to the...
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    drives disappeared after reboot dell r720

    Hi All, I am running proxmox and got new HGST SAS drives. When I installed them (hot swap), they appeared in the disks. I then rebooted and everything disappeared. I have H310 mini in IT mode. Anyone has any idea what to do next? Cheers,
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    Do I need to upgrade PSU from 750W to 1100W in Dell R720

    Hi All, I recently bought a dell R720 with a single 750W PSU. It came with a DVD and 6 spinning drives and 96 GB RAM. I then replaced the DVD with an SSD (Using SSD caddy) and ordered: 1. A pair of Intel XEOM E5-2650 v2 processors 2. 16GB DDR3 PC3 ECC RAM x 4 (Total RAM would be 64 + 96 = 160...
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    Booting off of H310 Mini Mono in IT mode

    Hi, Does any one know why wouldn't I see the Ctrl-C option at the boot just like @BLinux show here? I also have the H310 Mini Mono card and flashed it using the @fohdeesha guide. Cheers,
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    Guide: Flashing H310/H710/H810 Mini & full size to IT Mode

    ok, even though it doesnt show up at the startup anymore... its working fine... cheers
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    Guide: Flashing H310/H710/H810 Mini & full size to IT Mode

    Hi again @fohdeesha Just rebooted the system and went into the system settings (BIOS F2). when I open up the Device Settings. I can no longer see my controller. Is this normal? How do I see if it's really in the IT mode and make sure all my drives are not in raid mode. However, in the OS it...
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    Flashing H310 Mini to HBA IT Mode

    thanks... all went fine....