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    sas3ircu for VMWare ESXi 8.0U1a / way to monitor RAID array health

    I am trying to get sas3ircu working on VMWare ESXi 8.0U1a to monitor raid1 boot volume health. I have tried basically all of the VIB files I could find, none of them install due to the missing checksum: $ esxcli software vib install -v /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/sas3/vmware-esx-sas3ircu.vib...
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    SATA3 on SAS3 bandwidth question

    I've decided to make the jump from HDDs to SSDs for my main storage and now i'm wondering if I needed to buy the backplane that bought. I have a supermicro CSE-846 24 bay case and it had the BPN-SAS2-846EL1 backplane. Right now I'm using 20 3tb spinning rust sas drives but I have bought 20 2tb...
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    [WTB] Supermicro CSE-846 4U Chassis w/ SAS3 Backplane, Drive Trays

    Interested to see if anyone has one of these chassis available w/ the following: SAS3 backplane All 24 drive trays Rails Would be looking to get it shipped or within reasonable drive for local pickup of 60502. Thanks!
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    CSE-846 Upgrade SAS2 to SAS3 Backplane Questions

    I hope this is the right forum to ask this question, I'm not sure. I am in the process of buying a CSE-846 chassis w/ drive trays only and BPN-SAS2-846EL1 backplane for $300. I am potentially interested in upgrading the backplane to BPN-SAS3-846EL1 for the right price as the seller can pull...
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    Question on SuperMicro H11SSW-iN and BPN-SAS3-826EL1 expander

    here's the question, and maybe it's obvious to some of you. i've got a 2U SuperMicro server with their SAS3 expander built-in. i installed an old stinky H11SSW-iN from ebay on it. (if you sold it to me, thanks!). no matter how I connect the cables, the motherboard (running a stinky old 7551P)...
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    Need some help with a 9362-8i (NEC N8103-178)

    Hello and please forgive the noobness :) I have a NEC N8103-178 card (3108 chip) that is giving me some headaches. I am trying to flash it so I can either get IT or JBOD mode out of it. My setup: - asrock x370 itx motherboard - 3400ge pro cpu - 32gb ddr4 ecc ram - integrated graphics - ADATA...
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    HUSMR1616ASS200 HGST 1.6TB SAS 12Gbps Seller accepted offer of $170.
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    HGST HUSMM1616ASS201 1.6TB $184.99 obo Has anyone bought some of these? If so, how much life is left? Another auction here for $221 obo...
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    HGST Niagara v4.3

    Anyone on the boards that knows how to use this software? Looking to change SAS speeds on some SAS3 SSDs. Your help will be much appreciated!! I will send you some beer $$
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    HGST HUSMM8040ASS201 OEM firmware

    Anyone have OEM firmware file for HUSMM8040ASS201 ? Any sources to download the files from?
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    Gone - Like New - Samsung PM1643 1.92TB SAS3

    Hi everyone, selling a Samsung PM1643 1.92TB SAS3 The SSD has not even 17 power on hours and 1.69TB written. Cause for the writes was a reformat to 4k sectors (the drive's native) from the shipped 512e Otherwise the SSD has not seen any real operations; the SSD was bought as a read cache for a...
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    Is It possible ? Supermicro AOC-S3008L-L8E mix sas2 sas3

    does mixing sas2,sas3 in the controller (flashed in IT mode) cause drop speed for all to sas2?
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    Disk shelf supporting SAS3 ?

    What are currently best economical options for disk shelves supporting SAS3 and 12 or more drives ?
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    [Help] ServeRaid M5210 no longer working after firmware upgrade

    Hi All, After years of no issues I decided to check for a firmware upgrade and stumbled upon: Version: 24.12.0-0039 , 09/01/2017 and figured hey it's a recent one. Went over here: IBM Support and downloaded the .exe Ran the .exe and selected 'update'; two minutes after pressing update it...
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    Enterprise SAS and Consumer SATA on the Same Backplane?

    I have a bunch of consumer SATA disks but I need more space and I'm looking at enterprise disks. The price premium to go enterprise isn't that much at the larger sizes. I have a Supermicro SC847 with SAS3 backplanes. My HBA is an m1015 but I plan to upgrade to an SAS3 HBA at some point. My...
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    Supermicro 847BE1C Build - Need Help

    I'm migrating my NAS from a Rosewill RSV-L4500 to a Supermicro 847BE1C chassis. This is the one I will use: Supermicro CSE-847BE1C-R1K28LPB I will reuse the the cpu, memory, SAS HBA, and disks from the current system. Motherboard: Supermicro X10SLH-F HBA: IBM M1015 Requirements R1)...
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    Intel RES3TV360

    Can anyone direct me to a port map for this? I am interested in specifically which "inputs" map to which "outputs". Its been frustrating.. I have been unable to find any relevant documentation on either the board or the expander chip it uses. What documentation that is available engages in...
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    FS: $75 (SOLD) - LSI 9300-4i 4-Port SAS3 SATA 12Gb/s HBA

    For sale LSI 9300-4i PCI-Express 3.0 SATA / SAS 4-Port SAS3 12Gb/s HBA Card only. The cable can be sourced from eBay for cheap. Single SFF-8643 port SAS3008 based controller See this post for more info Running P9 firmware released 10/07/2015 Required for FreeNAS compatibility Tested with...