I've been googling this question for a few hours now...and just can't seem to find a straightforward answer. I have several IBM branded drives... I believe they're all Seagates...
ST3000NM0033 - SATA
ST4000NM0033 x 2 - SATA
ST6000NM0014 - SAS
All running on a Supermicro server.
My first post here.
IBM EXP3000 SAN Storage Enclosure w/12x 1Tb HD, 2x ESM, 2x PSU - 1727-HC1 REFURB | eBay
Nice price for lab DAS.
Heavy, Solid, IBM.
Really heavy, I have one with 12x 750gb SATA drives. Found on local e-recycling centre.
I'm looking for some advice, I've been task with getting an IBM Blade Center's fan working this has led me down a path which I am hoping I can get some advice on.
Issue we have a fan that failed at our LIVE site on an Blade Center H we replaced the fan with a new one but it reported...
Just exactly what the title says. Part#: 39Y7395
I acquired an IBM x3500 M2 for super cheap, it's set up with only 1cpu and requires a VRM module if I want to use the second.
This is going to be a hobby home server so I don't want to spend a lot, and these go for a lot. If you have one and...
On my IBM x3650 M3 server (model 7945K3G) I added two Kingston SSD A1000 M2 with 960 Gb of capacity (the exact model is SA1000M8/960G A1000) mounted into two M.2 PCIe adapter (https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B07CBJ6RH7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1).
I'm using Proxmox...
I would like to flash my M5015 to IT mode so I can use it in my freenas machine. I don't have a probable with using the flash tools and I have found guides for it, I just couldn't find recent reliable information about which exact files I need to flash. I found several guides from ~5 years ago...
I accidentally bricked my raid card while flashing the bios. It's been lying around for some time, so I honestly don't remember whether it was just an update or a failed try to reflash it with an LSI bios.
I'm guessing that it will need the care of someone who is able to replace the bios chip...
FWIW, I wanted to share a successful installation of a used IBM M5210 RAID controller. I received the controller with a 1GB cache w/flash module on Ebay for $99 not knowing if I could get it working in one of my older systems.
The controller is running IBM FW version Version 24.9.0-0026 and...
I have about 15 Intel (IBM Firmware) DC S3500 1.6TB SSDs up for sale. Brand new, unsealed in manufacturer's packaging.
I've not been on the boards for long but have been on eBay for 15 or so years, if a reference is needed.
Have sold to a couple of STH members via eBay as well.
I have quite a few servers I am trying to widdle down in my office. They are all pulls from our data center that no longer have support. No servers come with software. Everything is located in Manchester, NH. Local pick up is preferred. However, I do have limited shipping materials and will ship...
I need a Server for hosting several virtual machines.
I want to run 3-5 Linux systems (mostly Debian) VMs for webserver, database, GitLab, ldap and also a fileserver.
I can choose between these two servers:
1. IBM x3650 M3 Rackserver
1x Intel Xeon E5645 Hexa Core 2.40GHz
I am new to the forum and I believe that this is an appropriate place to ask this question. Although, if you feel that there is another place that is more suitable, please let me know.
We have recently acquired a used BladeCenter S 8886. We have been attempting to set it up...