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...
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...
MOBO Manual: https://download.asrock.com/Manual/ROMED8-2T.pdf
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...
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?
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...
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)
have HPE caddies, firmware HPD8, 512B
Huawei SAS 12G 7.68TB
Samsung SATA 6G 845DC PRO
Dell SATA 6G...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
I just got the ICY DOCK MB606SPO-B on amazon, and my system is not letting me hot-swap. Do you guys know to "enable" the function on Windows 10 Pro? I thought it would work straight out of the box.
This was originally posted at r/homelabsales but also posting here
I have a Supermicro X9DRi-F board, dual E5-2670 V2's and 32GB RAM for sale. Everything is in good, working condition....just need to clear out excess parts. The board comes with SAS breakout cables, IO shield and one SATA cable...
As mentioned in the title, I messed up and broke my brand new Seagate Ironwolf 10TB sata port during installation.
I blame cable management but in the end, I'm the one who did that as well so I can only blame myself. :)
I originally posted this on LTT forums a few weeks ago and I figured I'd...
Selling a (cold spare) drive that has been sitting on the shelf for going on 1 year. We are moving to larger 16TB drives, so my raid is being set to our test environment. (Might post the old old raid 4-8TB drives soon or the whole ESXi server). The drive was used in the original setup and may...
Hi, so I bought an R710 a while back, and for some reason the drives were not recognised by the raid controller.
Initially I had an M1015, but swapped it out for an H700 when the drives didn't work. (The seller thought the H700 would work with the drives).
The drives are 4Kn (HP...