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    Which direction to take on a multiseat setup // VMWare vs Linux

    I am trying to figure out a way to set up 2 seats on one computer. I know it is possible but I have a really hard time to figure out what is the best way for my use case, what are the benefits or what are the trade-off. Here is what I would like to do: a 2 dynamic attribution of resources seats...
  2. gb00s

    iXsystems next Open Source Project - TrueNAS SCALE >> Debian Linux

    Link: Starting our next Open Source Project - TrueNAS SCALE
  3. vl1969

    [solved]Zfs on Linux Bootable rpool setup(Proxmox 5.3)

    Hi everyone, Haven't been here for a while. Have a strange question , maybe? I have a Proxmox 5.4 server setup on ZFS. The setup is as follows: A system is on 2 SSD in mirrored pool And around 16 HDDs of various sizes in mirrored pools based on disks size. Like I have a pool with 2T disks. A...
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    Disappointing ZFS read performance on 2 x 6 RaidZ2 and quest for bottleneck(s)

    Hi! After spending a lot of time reading valuable sources such as STH, I spent the last 3 months slowly incubating my new file server. I am unfortunately quite disappointed by the performance of the resulting system. I apologize for the long post, but I will try to give all relevant info that...
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    EPYCD8-2T: two questions about Linux and IPMI

    Hi, I just built a system with a 7282 and an Asrock Rack EPYCD8-2T. It seems to be rock solid with Lubuntu 18.04 but here are a couple of question I really hope you could answer since I'm driven crazy with them. 1. OS-independent: I just cannot manage to have the IPMI working over the...
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    Finally finished all the testing and ready to make then change to zfsonLinux

    Being using ZFS since it's out and using Solaris/OpenSolaris/OmniOS for my centralized storage server for a few years. The storage server provides VMware datastore through NFS mainly, some iSCSI (used to do FC) for specific applications, then NFS/SMB for other servers and workstations at home...
  7. L

    DIY Linux Server or Synology NAS?

    Hi, I am wanting to upgrade my current home server to something that doesn't use Windows and am having a crisis with choosing what I am going to do. Here are my list of things that I need as well as some prefered things Required: GUI for 90% of tools that I will be using (I can do some things in...
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    Networking Services don’t auto-start on boot up - Dell R720 w/ proxmox (Warning: Beginner User)

    I’m working on a home server project using a Dell R720 to serve as a NAS, PLEX server, and torrent grabber. This is my first server ever and my first experience in networking, server hardware, and Linux. Because of this, I do not know how to carry out the three functions listed out above so I’m...
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    Cache plans for ZFS server

    So I have taken the plunge and am building a Linux lab server around a E2100 Xeon. I have six 8TB SATA drives that I plan to put into a ZFS RaidZ2 pool. I am considering adding some L2ARC and ZIL/SLOG cache to increase IOPS and I have a 240GB M2 SSD (Corsair MP510) for that. To complete the...
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    Storage Server For Media and Video Editing Setup

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum, and I don't know if this is the right place to post this here. I am looking to build a storage server for my studio, which I will be using for a few applications. I would like to know what kind of OS and setup should I use. I don't know much Linux commands...
  11. MrCalvin

    970 PRO NVMe alike with REAL Linux support!?

    I'm looking for a 970 PRO NVMe alike drive with real Linux support! Samsung says their drives are working on Linux but are only optimized for Windows performance and their firmware update tool only runs on Windows. Shouldn't we punish them by not buying their drives until they change their...
  12. R

    Any virtualmin users here ?

    Hello, I've been using Virtualmin for a while and i cant seem to find a forum that is active enough to learn something new. If anyone has been using Virtualmin for a while on a host like Digitalocean and whatnot, you come to realize that storage space is a problem. Unless you want to be...
  13. Kei-0070

    Home storage server

    This project started out as a budget project to reuse old equipment that I had stashed around the house. This was the spec I started with: Gigabyte MA-790FXT-UD5P AMD Phenom II X4 955 Corsair Dominator 4GB 1600 128GB Samsung OEM SSD Nvidia Quadro FX3500 LSI MegaRaid SAS 8888ELP Belkin USB 3.0...
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    SSD fast in ESXi and Windows slow in Linux

    Upgrading parts of my homelab and doing some storage tests using sysbench: sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G prepare sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G --file-test-mode=rndrw --max-time=300 --max-requests=0 run sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G cleanup I'm...
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    10G LACP fails, Ubuntu 18.04, Mellanox ConnectX-2, Quanta LB8/LB4m

    Hello Lovely internet land. I'm currently configuring: Dell R510, Ubuntu 18.04 with a Mellanox ConnectX-2 (2x SFP+) || (SFP+) LB8 || (SFP+) LB4m ---[Cat5e]--- WiFi AP ->) (<- Laptop | (Cat5e) Router I have my Internet coming into a port on a LB4m which goes into a Bonded Pair of SFP+ which...
  16. arglebargle

    Zswap vs Zram

    Has anyone here used zswap on their servers? I've been hunting for information comparing zswap performance to zram (which I've used heavily) but I can't seem to find much beyond high level comparisons between the two. I'm interested because zswap avoids the LRU inversion problem that zram seems...
  17. T

    Supermicro IPMI SOL

    Hello, I have a X11SAT-F motherboard with IPMI support running linux under EFI mode. I want to use SOL for the remote server. I appended the kernel command line to the following, linux /@/vmlinuz-4.9.95-gentoo root=ZFS=rpool/ROOT/gentoo ro spl.spl_hostid=0xa8c06f01 console=tty0...
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    Windows performance on Proxmox - sanity check

    Hello STH forum, I have a question about running Windows on Proxmox because this is giving me a bad time so far. I'm asking here at STH first because it seems to me there is more technical knowledge on STH than on the Proxmox forums. Some relevant specs of the box I'm running this on: Intel...
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    Multiple IP's / virtual machines / performance

    Hi Guys, I have proliant 380p's and want to setup each server to do the following tasks. Run a computationally intensive app that will utilise 95% of the CPU's resources (machine learning / AI), the rest of the CPU power will be used for the following: Run 16 virtual machines that will need...
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    Squid Proxy and Linksys Router: How to do it?

    Based on my earlier thread i found that in order for me to get more reporting I need to setup a squid transparent proxy server of some sort. Now how to do that within the confines of my network structure which is basically: (Linksys ACM3200) Router->LAN Switch->PC's What i will have to do is...