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    IBM x3650 M4 m5110e will not start

    Okay maybe you all could help me. I cannot seem to connect to my IBM server's ServeRAID controller. I go through the usual boot, but when I Ctrl-H to enter the WebBIOS for the RAID controller, it locks when I click start. I cannot move the mouse, no keys seem to work. I left it overnight...
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    LSI Avago 9300-8i Firmware Bios update problems.

    Hello I purchased a new LSI Avago 9300-8i (SAS3008) SAS/HBA card. I'm struggling to update the firmware and bios. I admit I don't have much experience with this type of hardware. The original firmware revision on the card was version 5.x.IT. However, I found a guide from here that did help me...
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    Downgraded PCIE lane speed/width?

    Hi, So I have been looking at how much lanes each of my pcie cards were using and saw something I am not sure about. I have 3 cards in my server. 1 Quadro P400 , a LSI 9201-8i and a Realtek 2.5gb/s nic with 2 ports. My cpu is a Ryzen 5 2600 which has 20 pcie lanes. My worries is that when...
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    Booting from a array on Intel Intel p4000m and Intel S2600CP motherboard

    I am building a server for my family so they can access all of our movies, TV shows, Pictures, Home videos on plex. Originally this machine was a Red Hat Linux server for a inventory management software as well as for a NAS. I took out all of the old parts which were nothing to write home about...
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    can't update firmware on 9440-8i

    I have a broadcom 9440-8i and I cannot update the firmware. it is currently on 50.5.0-1859. I have tried flashing 4 different new firmware files from the latest I could find to what looked like just one version up. They all come back with an image corrupted error. any ideas?
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    HBA newbie here with an LSI card and have a couple of basic questions (6pin power/verifying genuine card)

    Just bought a lsi 9300-16i. Price seemed pretty cheap for this and I want to make sure I've got a genuine card. I've read that people verify their serial numbers with LSI to make sure they didn't buy a "counterfeit". Has anybody here done that? If so, could you be kind to point me in the...
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    MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i - what is "Large IO Support"

    We have some servers with a MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i, and I'm going through some settings, making sure they're identical between boxes. I noticed the setting "Large IO Support", but I cannot find any documentation on what exactly it is, and what it does. The best I've came across is from this page...
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    EU [EU-GER] FS: 19x NEW SSD Samsung PM9A3 3.84TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 — PLP — Endurance ~7 PBW // Shipping worldwide

    Will ship all items internationally via DHL with insurance (see below) Payment options offered vary on a case by case basis - local pickup or bank transfer preferred. Every buyer may do a live test at my place if picking up in person. I have several ebay accounts with around 2000 points...
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    Trouble booting HP DL360p g8 with Oracle F20 HBA

    Hey All, Hoping someone may be able to help me as I'm stuck in a bit of a situation. For context, I'm trying to build a test S2D cluster with 2 HP DL360p G8's I have to get used to S2D environments at work. I'm fully aware these servers aren't "certified" for it, but should work if I can get a...
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    [WTB] - LSI 16 port HBA/SAS/SATA Card

    Hello I am looking for a 16 port LSI card for my Dell T330. A 12 port would also be fine, though I'm not sure these exist. I do not need this to have a battery or cache, it'll be used for unraid only. Please send what you have shipped to 41051. This is my first FS post, so it may be caught in...
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    Seagate Exos X10 SAS issues.

    Hi! I have an issue with my Seagate Exos X10, the model ST10000NM0096. Problem are that i have two HBA card flashed into IT-Mode, one LSI 9210-8i and 9211-8i. These cards WONT see or spin up the drives at all. I have it connected via this cabel Mini SAS 36 SFF-8087 to (4) SFF-8482 Connectors...
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    Issue trying to add drives.

    Hello all, I am using Unraid as my OS and I am having some issues. I posted this in the Unraid forums, but I believe this is more of a hardware issue, so I copy and pasted it here, hoping for some help. I am having some problems when trying to add additional storage drives. I've added drives...
  13. Sniper_X

    Maxing out SAS 12Gbps disk performance - Which drives will be fastest?

    I want to maximize the speed of the 12Gbps SAS interfaces in my 2U - 4 node QUANTA servers. I know my choices are to either go full SSD, or SSD cached Hybrid HDD. I have 6 SAS 12Gbps slots per server node. Right now I have an SSD in slot 1 and the remaining 5 slots are HDD. When I benchmark...
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    Perc 6/i bricked after -cleanflash

    Hello, I have a Dell Perc 6/i that was working okay. I was trying to update the firmware via MegaRaid Storage Manager(MSM) but it gave me a error. So since i had flashed before a couple of PERC H310, i thought it would be the same. megarec -cleanflash 0 and it worked ok. megarec -m0flash 0...
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    Drive and RAID configuration questions

    I am really confused about some drive / raid configurations I've seen people have with their homelab servers. Both virtualization servers and NAS servers. Below I put some examples. ------------------------------------------------------------- Configuration 1: Variety of different drives on...
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    How to configure Events in LSI Storage Authority (LSA) management software?

    I'm trying to edit the default configuration of Events in LSI Storage Authority (LSA) management software for my LSI 9361-8i RAID controller. To clarify, I want to change the default Severity Level of some events so that they don't automatically cause an email to be sent to me. I've configured...
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    LSI SAS3008 HBA high temperature ?

    Hi all, I recently bought a SuperMicro AOC-S3008L-L8e HBA (LSI SAS3008 based with IT firmware) and plugged it in a home made NAS build with limited air cooling to keep everything quiet. Monitoring the SAS3008 ROC (Raid On Chip) device using storcli utility shows a rather high 65 °C / 149 °F...
  18. DrStein99

    Internal RAID card for Freenas, 8-ports

    I have an LSI 9211-8i. I just added another (8)-bay SAS internal cage to my HP DL380 G7. The upgraded internal bay requires (2) more SAS ports. The 9211-8i only has 2 ports. I went through some trouble when I set it up originally 1 or 2 other SAS cards did not play nice with Freenas, and...
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    WTB: LSI 9460-16i or Intel RSP3TD160F

    I'm looking for a LSI 9460-16i or Intel RSP3TD160F RAID card. Willing to do up to $475. Thanks Ray
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    OEM branded 9460-16i

    Good Tuesday everyone, Does anyone have any experience in using an OEM branded LSI 9460 in other than OEM hardware? On that "auction site" I'm seeing Dell 9460's, Lenovo 9460's and Fujitsu 9460's. All look 100% identical to the LSI 9460. Do you think they'll be any issues in using them in...