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    Canada Canada - WD Golds for >50% off from WD Store

    this is really good deal I checked and those disks are CMR so they are fine
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    What to do with Quanta T3048-LY2 switch

    yes ONOS works with no issues "BUT" in 2 months the trial license end and if i am not mistaken i have to fully reinstall the OS every 2 months. I tried to run the switch without the trial license and they do shutdown ports after few minutes due to missing license (I did that to see if they will...
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    Quanta T3048-LY2R upgrade option

    Update here I managed to extract the kernel from FTOS file and i am loading it in mem and trying to boot it seems it start to boot then it hang here => bootm 20000000 WARNING: adjusting available memory to 30000000 ## Booting kernel from Legacy Image at 20000000 ... Image Name: netbsd...
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    Quanta T3048-LY2R upgrade option

    OK just a quick update on my quest here So these switches T3048-LY2R that you find on ebay are mostly ODM which means QCT does not support them at all that mean when you get one of these you will be in same situation as getting T3048-LY2 For upgrading or even to install any OS on the...
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    What to do with Quanta T3048-LY2 switch

    Hi Everyone I know this is old topic but just wanted to warn everyone from buying even T3048-LY2R version As I got some of it and they are ODM gear So QCT does not support or sell the OS to them even currently have few of them even missing any OS and not sure where to find any OS to work on them
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    Quanta T3048-LY2R upgrade option

    Hi Everyone, I got few Quanta T3048-LY2R for a project thinking that its OS is readily available in Quanta website which is correct the issue is that I am not exactly sure what OS is running on those switches Also it seems if I am upgrading from old version the license will be lost and i will...
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    HPE Samsung PM1725B NVME U.2 3.2TB - $540 OBO

    I dont think they are locked , I use them in HPE server but they are typical SSDs nothing special about them
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    HPE Samsung PM1725B NVME U.2 3.2TB - $540 OBO

    I dont know the only implications as far as i know you cannot upgrade the firmware on those drives since they are not officially supported That being said , I have few 15TB rev0 drives and they are running fine since 2 years with zero issues
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    HPE Samsung PM1725B NVME U.2 3.2TB - $540 OBO

    Does Rev 0 means the drive is QS ? I remember something along this line for HPE drives Edit: I see in the description it says they are demo drives
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    SAS3 HBA with SAS2 expander and SAS3 disks

    They are both live systems so changing anything need planning But i think i will build 3rd server just to test but again i will need to run some tests on the server with SAS2 HBAs then repeat same tests with SAS3 HBAs I know the expander limit throughput but since our application is not usianf...
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    SAS3 HBA with SAS2 expander and SAS3 disks

    Correct but this is not the issue I have exact same setup with same disks , same CPU , motherboard etc the only diff is the use of expander and different HBAs and I am getting almost half the IOPS performance without expander than with expander So my question is if it will help if I upgraded...
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    SAS3 HBA with SAS2 expander and SAS3 disks

    Hi All, I am facing IOPS issue with servers using SAS2 expanders vs directly connecting the disks to HBA Let me first explain the issue I have 2 servers supermicro 36 disks 1 of them does not have backplane and the other have 2x backplane(one in front and one on the back) in both of them I...
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    Deal Dead - Dell Canada - Dell R740 2 x Xeon Gold 5218R 64GB $2378.20 $CAD

    Thats really good info Will wait till Wednesday maybe i can find something as good :)
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    Deal Dead - Dell Canada - Dell R740 2 x Xeon Gold 5218R 64GB $2378.20 $CAD

    Hi @PithyChats How did you find the deal in the first place ? was it in error ? I saw the deal and i wanted to get a server took me 1 day readying about the system and the cpu when i was ready the offer was dead :( as i am currently shopping for new server I want basically to know if this was...
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    1U server with space for 12 - 3.5" hard drives (+ 1- 2.5" hd) via eBay

    does anyone know if you can have 12x SAS drives in it ? because there is Supermicro server similar to this but their disk config is fixed as 8X SAS or SATA and 4X SATA only (no expander the disks are connected to HBA directly) this prevent you from getting 12 disks of the same type except if...