The norco 4224 is running Ubuntu with zfs
The norco 4220 is running Unraid
the 1u is running server 2012R2 with hyper v but that was for testing and no longer needed.
The hba is the part im struggling with. The M1015's are solid but i don't want to hack up the 1u case in order to get some sas...
I currently have 3 servers that i am trying to consolidate my resources into.
1u - dual 2670's 64gb ram
4u - Norco 4224 - 22 drives - dual 2670's 64gb ram - imb m1015 with HP sas expander
4u - Norco 4220 - 20 drives - dual L5640's 48gb ram - ibm m1015 with Intel sas expander
Just wanted to stop by and give an update
I did all the prep work to get the server running at max speed but forgot about the drives i would be sending data from. Fired up a couple other streams from my desktop across a few different ssd's and it scaled pretty well.
Hey guys so i have some extra hardware i am playing around with right now and having some issues.
I am testing 10gb file transfer speeds and they are way lower then im wanting / expecting
Here is my test setup
Intel X520 10gb card connected over a...
Hey guys wanting to get rid of my Ibm M5014 for a HBA or alike. Card Has the full Bracket no bbu / cables included.
Card has been flashed over to 9260-8I and has worked without any issues.
Price: $110 Shipped or Trade or Trade plus $$ if you have something better.
Didn't do anything special just enabled pass through for the card reboot and then add it to the vm as a pci device. Only thing you really gain from giving the VM access to the card is if you want to boot a LUN. I did have issues with using a consumer motherboard not passing the card through...
Im looking for a Dual Socket 1366 board and a couple CPU's w/wo Heatsinks.
Let me know what ya have and what you want for it.
Ive priced out a few things on ebay i can grab, but figured i would see if someone has anything laying around they would like to sell.
Hey guys trying to enable passthrough for my M1015 that i flashed to IR mode.
The card works without any issues in Esxi 5.5u2
I can make datastores and use them without any issues however when i enable Passthough i reboot the machine and when it comes back up it just says reboot to enable...