Recent content by whitey

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    FS: Whitey's EOY 2019 Lab Cleanout

    20200201 update: All my spare Mellanox gear is sold. Everything else still avail.
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    EPYC Rome 7452 on eBay $1120

    Realize this is a gen back but I thought it was insane pricing for 32 cores. https://www.ebay.com/itm/283744208025
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    FS: 5x 10TB WD External Drives

    In-shell/pre shucked or post shucked/bare drive? Slotted/minimal burnin/testing hrs or 0 pwr on hrs?
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    List of NVMe drives that support namespaces or other ways to divide one up

    My bad for digging up an ancient thread but I did want to point out I saw this and got a bit excited. Now I assume I can add one of these per oculink connect off of my X11SPH boards and go ham! 3.84TB NVMe Micron 9300 drives hovering around $800 each on ebay and they support up to 32...
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    FS: Whitey's EOY 2019 Lab Cleanout

    Good morning all, got some small bits and pieces of gear to cleanout...so says the boss when she looks at my spare parts shelf :-D Aruba J9997A 8-port 1GbE switch (HP Procurve lifetime warranty, nearly brand new, MINT, included pwr adapter (you rarely see this on ebay listings on these...
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    Bestbuy - 14tb easystore external hard drive - $200

    I just asked my wife to hide my wallet...now if it was only just as easy to take my digital $$$'s footprint off my computer...I'm w/ @BLinux...bamboo forest meditation may be my ONLY safe bet :-D
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    Fishing...any TIG stack guru's around?

    Basically following these guides which 'should' be simple nuff' Install Grafana and InfluxDB on CentOS 7 - Computing for Geeks How To Monitor VMware ESXi with Grafana and Telegraf - Computing for Geeks VMware vSphere - Overview dashboardData for Grafana Whether I follow the computingforgeeks...
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    Fishing...any TIG stack guru's around?

    Flailing around here trying to get 'what I thought to be' a fairly simple Telegraf/InfluxDB/Grafana stack going. Before I go into too much detail do we have any 'in the trenches' guru's round' here prior to me going into a novel. It's late or rather early morning here and imma bout to flog...
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    1TB dataset sVMotion of 'sweet sweet shiney blinkey's' going on between my two husmm pools. sweet-sweet-shiney-blinkeys.mp4
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    Oh you won't hear me try to argue against that. Ya remember a couple yrs back when I posted the $99 400Gb hussl's and a ton of folks went nuts/were mind blown...well buddy ya'll just 'one up'ed' me :p Insane that newer gen hgst sas3 v.s. sas2 ssd devs are almost 1/2 that cost now w/ this...
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    These things are addicting for sure (trust me I went through a hussl phase, then a husmm phase)...for all us slummin' it up and not all in on NVMe just yet I've always said hard to beat these tanks. You guys are next level though, 70 devs at a time...10 spares, I've yet to have one fail on me...
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    Figured I'd throw this in here in case anyone wants the 'easy button' fix. Thought I saw it 'somewhere' in the thread but I must be blind cause I can't find it now. To remove Type 2 data protection simply issue the following cmd using the sg3_utils suite/utilities, I've done this via CentOS7...
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    Got my 4 today, 19AUG2017, looking like brand new/spares, have not placed in system yet and sg_formatted but hell maybe it isn't even necessary if they are already 512, need to read more on this type 2 protection thang I suppose. Stellar deal, will be pairing up w/ 4 others I have to make my...
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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    Insane deal IMHO, I know a lot of folks are into that NVMe 'hotness' but these are sooo rock solid. 18-24 months ago I was plopping down $140 per drive of this model so ummm yeah STEAL.
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    Best value rackmount UPS suggestions

    Ended up with the SMT2200RM2U, mint condition, batteries good, no outer rack rails (gave me a uni rack rail kit though), all and all I am happy w/ it for $150, no network module (empty slot), guy swapped out plug on the end for me prior to arriving. it's running a test workload for now until I...