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About Jarsky

  • Title
    I love lamp
  • Birthday 1983-03-29

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  • Gender
  • Location
    New Zealand
  • Occupation
    Engineer / Support Analyst


  • CPU
    i7 3770K
  • Motherboard
    EVGA Z77 FTW
  • RAM
    32GB Corsair Vengeance 1600
  • GPU
    2 x EVGA GTX1070FTW
  • Case
    Corsair 600T (White)
  • Storage
    2x256GB Samsung 850EVO / 4TB WD Black
  • PSU
    OCZ ZX 1250w
  • Display(s)
    Samsung U28D590D 28" 4K
  • Cooling
    Corsair H105 / 3 x Corsair SP120's / NZXT 200mm
  • Keyboard
    Ducky Shine 3 (MX Blues w/o-rings)
  • Mouse
    Corsair M50 / A4Tech X7 Gaming
  • Sound
    Microlab Solo 7C's | Steelseries Siberia 350's
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro

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  1. This has always been the case with FPS games, especially if you're competitive. To reduce frame time and increase smoothing in competitive shooters, it's a worthwhile trade off to put up with the screen tearing. This is why competitive FPS gamers have traditionally gone with TN panels over VA/IPS; because of the faster pixel response for that feeling of less input latency, and the often higher refresh rate leading to less tearing when running games @ 250fps+ It's becoming less common as higher refresh rate monitors become more common, 240Hz monitors larger than 24" have really only started becoming a thing this year. Rocket League wouldn't really benefit; its primarily beneficial for fast action shooters, or high speed racing.
  2. Did you enable the web interface when you configured it? You can reconfigure it with the -r option (i.e pihole -r) If you have to it enabled, can you check that the port is listening netstat -ano | grep ":80" Check if you can telnet the port locally telnet localhost 80 If that's all good, try telnet it remotely telnet <pi-hole_server_ip> 80 If that's timing out then you probably have a firewall on your Pi-hole server....if it's Ubuntu/Debian based I think it uses UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall)....so to allow the web port it's just sudo ufw allow http
  3. No docker has no web interface, it's managed through the docker socket. Personally I use Portainer to manage dockers from a web interface
  4. Yeah if you use Ubuntu, the Ubuntu Server install has no desktop environment by default. Then just make sure the SSH Server feature is added during the installation process (i think it is by default). Then you can just use PuTTy or similar to connect to a terminal session remotely for anything you may need outside of the WebUI If you go this route and you want docker, i'd personally install Docker after Ubuntu is installed, to get the official docker.io rather than docker-ce (open source community edition). So after Ubuntu is installed, to get it up and running just run sudo apt remove docker docker-engine docker-ce sudo apt install docker.io sudo apt install cockpit cockpit-docker -y sudo systemctl start docker sudo systemctl enable docker You may need to allow the port through the firewall, which in Ubuntu would be sudo ufw allow 9090/tcp Everything should be installed then, and persistant through a reboot, then you can access the Cockpit UI at http://myservername:9090
  5. Perhaps its a UEFI issue...when you start it up check the Boot devices, and load the one that says something like UEFI USB I wouldn't say either is easier than the other. FreeNAS locks you to ZFS, has less hardware support, and is limited in many ways when you want to use it for more than just ZFS storage. Linux on the other hand has far broader support, still supports ZFS if that's what you want to use, but also MDADM and other solutions. Ubuntu can install Docker during the initial setup, and you can install Portainer if you want for graphical management of Docker containers. You can also manage docker and storage and everything else in Linux by using Cockpit...for Ubuntu its a simple 1 line command https://cockpit-project.org/running.html sudo apt-get install cockpit I've honestly never seen that issue. I just started trialing Emby about 3 months ago, and I really like it. The interface is more intuitive than Plex, and you can switch subtitles and audio without pausing/rebuffering the stream which is really awesome. I'd recommend trying them both out to see which one you prefer
  6. Whats the error when it fails? Theres no reason I see why you couldnt prep it on another system, but you might run into NIC issues so you may just need to reconfigure the network adapter on the NAS once it's booted up. Have you considered just doing an Ubuntu/Debian system? Using a Linux kernel means if you want to you can leverage the iGPU for transcoding if you have a Plex Pass / Emby Premiere. You could then just run anything you want under Docker, the linuxserver.io team have an excellent docker container for Plex.. If you want a Web UI to manage Ubuntu you can also use Cockpit: https://cockpit-project.org/
  7. Why build a NAS if its only going to be your main PC? Use local storage.... P.S its all well and good putting a 10Gbit NIC into a "NAS" but consider you need an array of fast storage in order to take advantage of that speed as well. Depending on your use case SSD caching may not be suitable for what you want. SSD Cache's are only good for frequently accessed files, or for writing small files...most affordable SSD's are TLC/QLC NAND with DRAM caches, and those caches get overwhelmed very quickly with large file writes. The real solution is expensive all flash based storage, or a large number of disks in a distributed RAID. As @GhostRoadieBL said....10Gbit and cheap, arent really things that go together, because theres more to consider than just the networking.
  8. IPv6 and your ISP *should* be related to your WAN connection. Generally on your router you'll have support for dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) and it should route between the protocols seamlessly.
  9. I do plenty of transcoding for the half dozen people that use my Plex Server...
  10. Yes, the older LSI raid cards typically support up to 16 array configurations at a time Yes. You obviously can't use disks already assigned to the first raid, but as above you can configure many arrays to run simultaneously, of whatever raid level you want. With Windows server, you can just use megaraid storage manager to configure your arrays
  11. Theoretically the limit is 65535 devices in a single configuration. Practically, most high end hardware controllers have a limit of around 250 drives per controller with the help of expander cards / backplanes. So say you had 4 x LSI 9305-16e's, each feeding a Storinator 60XL enclosure full of disks per port. That system along with 16 x Storinator enclosures, would have a total of 960 drives. That would take up 2 full height server cabinets. Once you get into SAN's with fiber switched storage, then its a whole different game.
  12. Those lights dont indicate transfer speed, they indicate connect rate. Well yeah theres your problem, theyre only linking at 10/100. Most TV's only have 10/100 ports on them (as most only have 2.4ghz wifi as well), so check the specifications for your TV, you might find its normal if it's connected at 100Mb. Your PC being connected at 10/100....I assume this is a Gigabit capable nic from the last 10years+. Go into Device Manager, go into Properties on your network adapter and check the Duplex settings. Make sure its set to 10/100/1000. If it is, try changing it manually to 1000 and see what happens. Also make sure its on Full Duplex.
  13. Yeah, theres no reason to remap through non-standard port numbers with how efficient port scanning bots are these days. So yeah UDP Port 1194 and everything as you've said, you got it
  14. You might be interested in checking out the new Helios64 by Kobol https://blog.kobol.io/2020/01/02/helios64-annoucement/ It just started shipping last month. They do a 5 bay enclosure with a custom board based off the RK3399 (RockPro64) chip. It's USD $295 + shipping, so you could install a ARM distro such as DietPi to run it as a NAS along with a Plex Server etc...