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    DEAD: HGST SSD1600MM - HUSMM1640ASS201 - 400GB US $47.95 OBO

    Nice! i picked up 4 and was looking for a way to do more then 1 at a time. Ended up scripting it to open a new screen for each ssd and 20 other sas drives to run at once.
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    Hba with external ports

    Just an update. Got the card in and everything moved around. Working fantastic and I was able to drop 250 watts of power. That's a win
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    Hba with external ports

    im just going to jump the psu's with an adapter and use the on / off switch when needed. Fan can run at full tilt wont be an issue. Thanks for the help
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    Hba with external ports

    yup thats in my cart ready to buy unless you think there is a better card to get
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    Hba with external ports

    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...
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    Hba with external ports

    Hey guys 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 I want...
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    slow transfers over 10gb - maybe system / setup issues

    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.
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    slow transfers over 10gb - maybe system / setup issues

    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 Server: Asus Z8na-d6c dual L5520's 16gb ram Intel X520 10gb card connected over a...
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    [f/s] [wtt] Ibm M5014

    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.
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    Brocade 1020 CNA 10GbE PCIe Cards

    ive not used the script but i installed mine using the .Vib. Super easy and started working right away
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    Esxi and M1015 Passthrough

    Yea the issue i was running into was the consumer motherboard i was running which had a PLX chip to increase the number of pcie lanes. Installed a new motherboard and everything is working perfectly.
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    Quanta LB4M 48-Port Gigabit Switch Discussion

    working without any issues running 2 sets of the Brocade sfp+ cables to 2 Brocade 10gb nics
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    Brocade 1020 CNA 10GbE PCIe Cards

    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...
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    Brocade 1020 CNA 10GbE PCIe Cards

    i had it running on esxi 5.5u2 with passthru and didnt have any issues on server 2012R2. Not sure what would be causing the issue though. Have you updated the firmware on the card?
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    SSD-grade USB thumb drive?

    im using the same enclosure with a vertex 4 128gb. No issues as of yet.
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    Successfully flashed to IT, now stuck after Drives detected (won't boot to other media)

    running p19 with rom and i have used the card on both a uefi and non uefi without any issues.
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    WTB - Dual Socket 1366 Board & Cpu's

    Hey guys 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.
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    Esxi and M1015 Passthrough

    Thanks!! Ill give that a shot. well installed 5.1 and no go Just wants me to reboot again
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    Esxi and M1015 Passthrough

    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...