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      PayPal Problem - Some payments not going through   20 May 2017

      PayPal appears to be experiencing problems at the moment, resulting in people being billed but the transaction showing as failed on our end. If you have signed up for a new subscription, and the transaction is showing as pending on the forum, so you haven't gained floatplane access yet, and you have waited more than 10 minutes after purchasing it in PayPal, please go to https://linustechtips.com/main/failed_transaction_fix.php and follow the instructions. If you have any issues, please send me a PM (hover over my picture or username and click "message"), including the transaction ID, and I will try and sort it out for you.


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About GreasyGaming

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  1. 1 zpool 3 vdevs Raid-z2
  2. Done and done!
  3. Expanded up to 27 x 8Tb drives now That should do for a little while
  4. Hardware CASE: 45Drives MB: Supermicro X9SCM CPU: Intel i3-3240 HS: Standard RAM: 32GB ECC Memory (4x 8GB PC3-12800) HBA: HighPoint Rocket 750 SSD: Toshiba 120GB HDD 1: 27x 8TB WD RED 5400 RPM NIC: Onboard 2x 1Gigabit Software and Configuration: Freenas Single zpool 3 vdevs in raidz2 with 9 disks each. Usage: Storage. Additional info: This is my primary large NAS. The next one is under construction. That should contain roughly 100Tb Images: I have removed serial numbers from
  5. freenas for both of my boxes
  6. I'm starting to think is RaidZ2 enough redundancy!
  7. Had one fail in service overnight. That is three failures from 10 drives 28 MAR 2017 must have been a bad day on the production line for the WD RED 8Tb drives!
  8. Just waiting on the next batch of drives to arrive then will put my main system up. Can I have more than one system in the list?
  9. I don't give them a full sector test as to be honest I am too impatient. First thing is listen to them spinup and initialise, then if I have purchased more than one, I deploy them into a zfs array and write to them for a few hours, then scrub the data and then decide if I want to return any. I've been purchasing HDD since the late 90's and I've only had two drives arrive faulty, these two from recently. Everything else has survived a fair lifespan from installation. I still have PATA HDDs that work from 2001. I've only had catastrophic loss from a few drives in that time, I recently had a 2tb Barracuda die suddenly, it is a 7 year old drive, so it has lasted well IMO.
  10. Had two faulty drives from new now. One DOA another had much louder head searching than the others. 10% arrival faulty rate on these, hope they are reliable going forward.
  11. My second batch of wd red arrived today, one was unfortunately DOA Never had a drive that is DOA before.
  12. I remember my first TB back in 2003, now I have over 250TB and I think I could do with more space. Some people have 4x titan Xp, personally my 1070 is mroe than enough, but different people have different needs, and for some people, we need storage, and lots of it!
  13. 5 x 9drive Rz2 (8TB) on the 45drives (freenas) Other two run a risky JBOD setup in windows, will move them to freenas shortly though as I'm moving all data onto the 45drives so i can service and upgrade the other two boxes.
  14. It has arrived, up and running in no time. I need to get an inline fan controller to slow the fans down, wow they are loud and move a lot of air!
  15. Thanks to FedEx failing to deliver my storinator, I'm currently sat with HDDs on my desk and empty rails in the rack. I'm like a kid at Christmas, why is time moving so slowly!