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    FS: Clearing out Old Server Lab

    SPRING CLEANING - the rest goes to liquidation/recycling in a couple weeks. Long time lurker, first time poster with a bunch of old production and warehouse hardware for sale. Located in South Jersey outside Philly, can meetup in the Tri-State Metro PA/NY/NJ area (within reason). Local Pickup...
  2. Z

    FS: 1.2TB Intel DC P3600 NVMe + More ($1,500)

    Hello, I'm looking to sell my NVMe Lab. I bought 4x Intel DC P3600 ES 1.2TB 2.5" drives around 1 year ago and have only used them a handful of times for testing. (100% drive health) One drive I tried to flash and upgrade but has caused it to show (0%) health and is not working (yellow...
  3. sfbayzfs

    Culprit: slightly bad LSI card - was: SC847 45-bay JBODs rear backplane issues - anyone else?

    Edit / Conclusion: These errors were intermittently being logged against drives in a SAS expander JBOD for writes only due to a mostly good, but partly bad port on an LSI SAS9206-16e card running IT mode P20.00.07 firmware: mpt2sas_cm1: log_info(0x31120303): originator(PL), code(0x12)...
  4. sfbayzfs

    8GB FB-DIMMS - compatible chipsets, Supermicro X7 boards?

    Greetings all, I'm trying to max out some older FB-DIMM based systems with cheap RAM - a friend's first generation mac pro, and several Supermicro x7 boards I have on hand. The Supermicro boards (X7DBE for example) have 8-16 DDR2 FB-DIMM slots, but the specs list the largest compatible FB-DIMM...
  5. S

    (SOLD) FS: SuperMicro Xeon D-1521 Motherboard X10SDV-4C-TLN2F-O

    Selling a SuperMicro Xeon-D SoC motherboard, model X10SDV-4C-TLN2F-O which I haven't gotten around to using beyond a brief trial power-up yet. Now that I've bought a 2nd hand Cisco UCS C220 M3, I'll have my hands full from a project & learning standpoint for awhile, so want to clear out this...
  6. G

    FS: Lot of 6TB & 8TB Red HDDs, Quanta Server, Synology Diskstations, & More

    I’m doing some summer cleaning of my home lab and I’m retiring some great equipment that has severed me well. Everything that I’m selling is in perfect, working condition and has come from a smoke-free, home environment. I’m giving everybody at ServeTheHome first grabs before I put these on...
  7. A

    PWS-920P-SQ noise?

    Hi everyone! Long time lurker, first time poster. I just got a pair of PWS-920P-SQs for my backup server project, and was very surprised to find out that while running, the 920P-SQs (individually) are quite a bit louder than the 1k28P-SQ in my main file server. The noise isn't bad by any means...
  8. L

    Changes in Supermicro BIOS 1.1c for A1SRI-27XXF and 25XXF series?

    New 1.1c BIOS for the following boards released in the past month or so: A1SAI-2550F A1SAI-2750F A1SRI-2558F A1SRI-2758F Download here: Super Micro Computer, Inc. | Support Don't suppose anyone knows what changes have been made or whether it pertains to the C2000 bug?
  9. J

    Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F: bypass IPMI and allow OS fan control?

    So, I just built a new Ubuntu Server 16.04 around the Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F. So far I like it quite a lot, specifically the IPMI capability. However... I'm not really into IPMI fan control. I really would prefer finer control, specifically some automatic adjustments. Basically, I'm used to...
  10. Z

    EU FS: Supermicro A1SRM-2558F Barebone, Dell H310

    I try to tidy up my lab to create space for new toys. ATM the parts are located in Austria (Graz area). Insured shipping within the EU is already included. Payment preferably via Paypal friends. I'm open to reasonable offers and questions. Just hit me up. Photos can be found HERE. Supermicro...
  11. Chrisbrns

    SuperMicro Performance hell - CSE-847E1C-R1K28JBOD

    I'm going crazy over here troubleshooting a performance issue that I can't seem to iron out. Wondering if I am overlooking something simple. Configurations: Hard Drive: 24x SAS Seagate 12gbps connected, 7.2k 10TB Hard Drives – Model: ST10000NM0096 (revision: E001) HBA: Dell Perc H830 –...
  12. A

    Supermicro X9DA7: update BIOS...who need DOS!

    Previously, I had used a modded BIOS v3.0 to "enable" boot from NVMe, documented here: NVMe boot with SuperMicro X9DA7 With the rig now being H20 cooled, I noticed Supermicro had a new BIOS v3.2. I "modded" the BIOS, grabbed my trusty USB with FreeDOS & went to flash the BIOS I tried FreeDOS...
  13. M

    How much airflow for X10SDVT-LN4F (Xeon D 1541)?

    I just moved into a new house, and somehow during the move my server died. Here's my build writeup of that (now dead) server. I took this opportunity to do a little upgrade. The rebuild is essentially the same, I just dropped in a new CPU+Motherboard+RAM. Previously it was an ASRock...
  14. X

    [Solved] Does X10SL7-F support Intel 4770k?

    Hi guys! I just want to know if Supermicro X10SL7-F supports Intel 4770k? In the supermicro website it only says it supports: Single socket H3 (LGA 1150) supports Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3/v4, 4th gen. Core i3, Pentium, Celeron processors It doesn't say i7. I accidentally broke my...
  15. AveryFreeman

    Cutting apart a Supermicro case ... experiences?

    Hi, so I have this strange layout Supermicro motherboard that I got cheap on eBay. Thought it was worth it at $35 for an E3 board, but it's turning out to be more work than it's worth. I have it in a standard ATX case but I can't use any of the expansion slots because it requires a riser...
  16. svtkobra7

    SuperMicro SC836 HDD Temps Too High / Fan Replacements / Your Experiences?

    Hi, As my first foray into a non-COTS server, I purchased a used SuperMicro Super Chassis SC836E16-R1200B via ebay. Having sold my QNAP NAS appliances to offset the cost, I was left with 16 HGST Deskstar NAS HDDs - 6TB that needed to be repurposed. I spent considerable time researching and...
  17. T

    Looking for a solution to add more storage.

    My current build: SuperMicro X9DRL-IF (ATX Form Factor) 2x Xeon 2660 Ubuntu Server 16.04.2 3x8TB 6x6TB (I also have a spare 6x3TB I want to use again) This is stuffed into a full ATX tower with no more room to grow. Every 3-4 months I'm hoping to add 3x8TB to the build. This build has...
  18. A

    USB controller Pass-through Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F ESXI 6.5

    So I've literally had this problem for like a year. I just absolutely cannot get the onboard USB controller for this Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F to show up in ESXI as a pass-through option. It just doesn't appear in the list of pass-through hardware. I own a number of other Supermicro X11 boards and...
  19. A

    SuperDoctor5 on ProxMox VE v5.x: failed install

    Supermicro SuperDoctor® 5 | Supermicro Server Management Utilities | Products - Super Micro Computer, Inc. Trying to install SD5 in a Proxmox build. The installer goes through with no errors but it never gets installed. I've installed SD5 many times on my XenServer host. Any ideas??
  20. L

    How important is it to use components that are on the VMware HCL?

    I'm looking to build a new ESXi 6.0/6.5 whitebox server for my small business using a VMware vSphere Essentials Kit license. I'm currently shopping for a motherboard. In the past, I've found supported Supermicro motherboards by checking the HCL for Supermicro systems and then determining which...