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    [SOLVED] One of multiple WD Red Sata drives not detected by LSI HBA

    SOLUTION: Asked a friend of mine for help, they researched a bit and found this KB450057 - Using Staggered Spin Up - 45Drives Knowledge Base Checked the details of every disk in hdparm and indeed the faulty drive had this feature turned on. After running hdparm -s0 for the drive it started...
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    ASM1166 and ASM2166 m2 to sata on Linux

    I have an ITX boad and m2 to SATA Controller based on ASMedia ASM1166/ASM2166 is my only option to connect any SATA drives. I have a Proxmox installation and passthrough m2 to SATA Controller to VM under UEFI. Controller don't recognise drives on controller. Some guides for pci passthrough for...
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    Can SATA disks work with PCIe-only MCIO

    So my understanding is MCIO is a replacement for MiniSAS HD/SlimSAS (and possibly OcuLINK?) as it can support much faster transfer rates for future PCIe standards? But like, I noticed that some motherboards suggest an MCIO port supporting PCIe Gen3 x8 OR SATA (8x I guess) via the PCH bus, but...
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    Supermicro (AS -2125HS-TNR) NMVe to SATA Conversion

    The Supermicro 2U Hyper A+ Server (AS -2125HS-TNR) can run in a 24 bay NVMe mode or in a 24 bay SATA mode (as well as other modes). Mine is configured in the 24 NMVe mode, but I want to change it to the 24 SATA. The manual for this computer shows how the connections should be made between the...
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    maximum raid5 stripes using an SFF-8088 (4 lanes) controller

    Hi, I am new to PCIe and SATA details and I would like to know if the number of raid stripes should match the SAS/SATA cable lines used by my controller. My machine is a DELL PowerEdge T40 with Debian GNU/Linux and an LSI controller 9207-8e plugged on a PCIe 3.0 slot connected to the PCH and...
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    Dell Compellent SC200/SC400 Enclosures & SATA?

    Long time lurker (even before actually opening an account here). I'm hoping someone has some ideas here. A brief background - I have a number of Dell SC200, SC220, SC400, and SC420 enclosures that were removed from two different Dell Compellent clusters (2x SC8000's and 2xSC9000's - which I...
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    How can I make this SATA backplane fit my chassis?

    I purchased a chinese 4 port hotswap chassis from taobao. The backplane that it came with is faulty and makes my linux system unstable (disks directly attached to my motherboard work just fine). I purchased a different backplane and upon eye inspection and see in the photos below; the original...
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    ASrock Rack ROMED8-2T questions (Jumper settings and OCuLink ports)

    Hello, MOBO Manual: The TL;DR is I would really love to use 2x NVME M2 drives and both MINI SAS HDD ports (so all 8 SATA ports) with this MOBO. Is this possible? It looked like based on the manual it was not possible, as using one of the M2...
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    ebay Samsung SM863 1.92TB MLC SATA SSD Model: MZ7KM1T9HAJM Selling point: NAND: MLC TBW: 12,320 TB Spec
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    X10SDV - which NVMe ?

    Hi, So I got my hands on a X10SDV-6C+-TLN4F (cheap), but have hit the same problem as many other have where it drops the m2 drive between boots / restarts. Have anyone found a current nvme or m.2. sata which is fully recognized? Thanks.
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    HP T630 SATA HBA options

    I have an HP T630 thin client and a couple of Seagate Ironwolf HDDs and would like to build a cheap NAS with TrueNAS. Of course the T630 doesn't have any SATA ports, so I need some kind of HBA to be able to connect the HDDs. So my questions are what's the best one to buy and would the ones I've...
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    EU [FS] SAS SATA NVMe SSDs, Servers, FC storages Promise VTRAK , Drobo

    Selling out my lab. Even thougn Apple XSAN died long ago until now I used it successfully with this setup. HPE SAS 12G 15.36TB(aka Samsung PM1643) 6x 1500€ have HPE caddies, firmware HPD8, 512B Huawei SAS 12G 7.68TB 12x 700€ 512B Samsung SATA 6G 845DC PRO 8x 150€ 10TBW 5Y Dell SATA 6G...
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    Toshiba 16TB Enterprise New $300 Model MG08ACA16TE Toshiba He line SATA-3 550 TBW 5-year warranty 512e format 1 in 10^16 URE
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    Looking for recommendation for enterprise m2 sata ssd for boot

    most of the 2.5' slots are used for storage , we have some free ram slots and i am thinking to use them with something like this and use the freed 2.5' for extra storage any suggestion for enterprise m2 ssd sata drives (i am also open for refurbished ) is 860 EVO SATA M.2 SSD a good option...
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    FS - [USA-TX] 6 x 16TB Seagate EXOS SATA HDD, Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3 with NF-A15 Chromax and Heatsink Cover

    Hi all, I am parting out the drives of my NAS due to a canceled research project :(. These are shucked drives and they have been extensively tested prior to shucking (Write+Read test using HDD Sentinel) from Seagate 16TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (STEB16000400). They are...
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    Future-proofing m.2 SATA

    I had been running a HP Thin Client T630 for 6 months as a server for 6 months and as I was browsing for a faster SSD for it during Amazon's Prime Day, it's stock ssd died. The same afternoon! Long story short - it's in a remote location to me so I learned my lesson of always running in a VM...
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    reasons for SATA SSD over NVMe?

    Hello, are there any reasons to prefer SATA TLC SSD over NVMe TLC SSD? I have to replace my storage discs in my PC. One of the HDD in the Storage Spaces Mirror is dying. There is no heavy load on this storage. Manly read access. And mainly archived data. Basically, the data I want to have...
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    Need advice for: USB C M.2 SATA enclosure

    Hello all, I hope I am asking in the correct forum. I have a couple of M.2 SATA B+M key drives and looking to get a usb enclosure for them. I have been doing some research on this already, and there seems to be 3 main companies that supply chips for these enclosures: Jmicron, Asmedia, and...
  20. AveryFreeman

    Anybody seen a Supermicro board not recognize hard drives/SSDs before?!

    Hey, I got a new board recently to upgrade my oddball UIO case server, it's an X10SRW-F, which is like a WIO form factor X10SRL-F My BIOS is rev 3.22 (latest) and IPMI Redfish 3.9 (also latest - just updated both last night) I was really excited to set this board up and retire my X9SPU-F, but...