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    Thoughts on sound "proofing" (dampening) a Startech 4POSTRACK12U

    Hi folks! I've been running my Startech 4POSTRACK12U for a little over a month now. It's housing a Dell Poweredge R730xd (Proxmox host/NAS), a L2 Netgear managed 24 port 1Gb switch, a couple 2U shelves holding up some Cyberpower UPSs and my cable modem, and soon a Supermicro CSE-512F-350B based...
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    Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F: bypass IPMI and allow OS fan control?

    So, I just built a new Ubuntu Server 16.04 around the Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F. So far I like it quite a lot, specifically the IPMI capability. However... I'm not really into IPMI fan control. I really would prefer finer control, specifically some automatic adjustments. Basically, I'm used to...
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    Opinions wanted: OS choice, and CPU power versus potential RAM?

    Hello STH community. I'm currently spec'ing out a new NAS/home server, and I'm now stuck making a decision between more CPU versus higher potential RAM... For some background, My current build is a ZFS on Linux of four 4TB Seagate NAS drives in zraid1 (I know, I regret it but I wanted maximum...