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    Windows7ge got a reaction from Letgomyleghoe in Is my switch failing?   
    You're more likely to see single ports failing on a switch before catastrophic failure. If one port is exhibiting strange behaviour try another.
     
    I'd also try setting up a iperf test on a system on the other end of the network then seeing if the client in question can read/write to it at full gigabit speeds. This would either eliminate or prove your LAN as a culprit to the issue.
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    Windows7ge reacted to Electronics Wizardy in Copy iscsi zvol to external storage from freenas   
    zfs send a zfs recv and copy it to a external drive. You can copy to a file on the nas?
     
    But id just replace the disks one by one. Why do you want 2 cold spares, seems way overkill.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from TechGizmoDude in Looking to buy/build a new TrueNas/Proxmox servers   
    That's the thing. You can pick one up barebones for $240. RAM is going to cost you the same and you don't have to use the highest SKU CPU for the socket. Then you have a lot of growing room for very cheap.
     
    PROXMOX uses ZFS. Is it just that you like the TrueNAS WebUI? Generally people build a hypervisor server because they want to consolidate their physical servers. Less noise, less heat, generally cheaper. A File Server for your LAN would be fine ran in a LXC Container. If you're so inclined though you could run TrueNAS in a VM and pass a HBA through to it. (I don't recommend it though)
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from FakeKGB in Is an (Some type of CPU) good for a Minecraft Server   
    As I understand it the Mine-craft server software is very single threaded meaning for a given number of players the higher the single threaded performance the better.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from FakeKGB in Linus talks about taking hard drives out of his server and it won't effect any data   
    I think he was referring to RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) it's a form of disk management/control where data is written across multiple physical disks. This can be for both performance and/or redundancy purposes.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from FakeKGB in Updating BIOS   
    Unless you're after a specific feature like increased hardware compatibility, bug fixes, or security improvements a BIOS update is more likely to cause more harm than good.
     
    With that out of the way, I would opt for the highest non-beta version. Check release dates if the version numbers are confusing.
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    Windows7ge reacted to Electronics Wizardy in Can you use bridged NICs on a unmanaged switch   
    What protocol are you using?
     
    If you are using smb multichannel, you can use multiple 1gbe connections and get extra speed from it. You can also put a switch in the middle, with the server having like 4 1gbe connections to the switch, and clients having like 2 1gbe connections.
     
    I don't see the point of 16 1gbe ports, just get a switch with a 10gbe port, easier and much simpler.
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    Windows7ge reacted to Lurick in Increase local network speed?   
    Gigabit hubs (thankfully) never got off the ground but I've seen sellers of the cheap switches put hub in the name just to broaden their search terms but anything with gigabit and up isn't a hub 🙂
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from sub68 in Rebuilding Our Most DISGUSTING Server   
    I remember that. That was the first initial Storinator they were sent from 45drives back when they just started their more proper bulk storage. I think they called it their "Vault".
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from GDRRiley in Rebuilding Our Most DISGUSTING Server   
    I remember that. That was the first initial Storinator they were sent from 45drives back when they just started their more proper bulk storage. I think they called it their "Vault".
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from Lurick in How do you backup petabyte project?   
    Last I heard Google caught on and bottle-necked their upload to where it stopped being worth it.
     
    I believe they moved to tape storage. They haven't gone into much detail on it but they demonstrated a tape reel and thunderbolt reader to write the project files on.
     
    Not the best solution but by far the cheapest given the amount of data.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from ARikozuM in Comcast extends data caps   
    Meanwhile I'm constantly hearing about Gigabit being available in other countries for like 40€/month. 😕
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    Windows7ge reacted to looney in Here's How to Save $45,000   
    Synchronous writes is indeed something you would get with databases, the database wants to know that the file has been saved to non volatile storage before it sends its next bit of data. 
     
    You can force zfs to treat all writes as synchronous, but synchronous is always slower as the sender has to know that the file is stored on non volatile medium. 
     
    With zfs + slog, all synchronous data goes to both the vdevs (through ram and cache) and the slog at the same time in parallel. 
    As the slog should be non volatile zfs can tell for example the database that it's data is stored securely and that it can send the next bit of data. 
     
    At the same time the data might also still exist in a volatile state in ram or hdd cache. 
     
    When zfs knows this data is no longer in ram or cache but actually on the disk itself it will remove the mirrored data from the slog. 
     
    So the slog, in normal operation, is only written to and purged. 
     
    It is only in case of a failure that it gets read from.
    So say zfs saved the file to slog but the copy that is meant to go to the drive is still in ram or cache and the power cuts then after boot zfs can still ask the slog for those files. 
     
    This is why you don't use consumer SSD's for slog 🙂
     
    For synchronous loads there can be an improvement where in case of small bursts the slog can function kind of like a buffer, but the moment you are writing more then one drive can handle (in a 1vdev system) for more than say 5 seconds you will stil hit that drive as a bottleneck, even if the slog is just chilling, zfs does not want to use it as a cache, if the vdev cache is full then it will stop new data coming in until it can write to both slog and vdev again.
     
    So a small burst can fill the cache and slog at the same time and the get written "slowly" to the drives. This would be slower without slog as it has to commit to drive straight away but this only applies to, I think, one drive worth of cache or something. 
  14. Informative
    Windows7ge got a reaction from Radium_Angel in Making this system more....gonzo, advice perhaps?   
    Oops, turns out I'm an idiot. That was the price of a bid item...
     
    You can buy them (ECC Registered) for $38 a stick. A bit over $300...sorry. Putts around a bit you might find a better deal.
     
    Compatibility with your motherboard definitely isn't guaranteed though.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from Radium_Angel in Making this system more....gonzo, advice perhaps?   
    From the T7610 spec sheet:
    So you should be able to do 1866MHz even but the E5-2690v1 maxes out at 1600MHz. 16GB DIMMs would give you 128GB total. Only 1/2 to 1/4th the maximum it can handle. Cost wise eBay can net you 8x16GB 1600MHz memory for as low as or around $200. For the full 512 (16x32GB) yeah you could easily exceed a grand.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from MilkSomelier in Memory locking failed memtest64 HELP   
    Is memtest64 performing the test within Windows? I wouldn't recommend it. It sounds like a system resource is using a portion of Memory that memtest is attempting to lock. It spits out an error because of that.
     
    Use a bootable thumb drive and run Memtest86. This is done outside a Windows environment so background processes can't affect your ability to run the test.
     
    If it comes back without errors chances are your RAM is perfectly fine.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from MilkSomelier in Memory locking failed memtest64 HELP   
    Memtest86 supports x64 as of version 5. It can test more than 3.25GB of RAM. It will work with DDR4 as well.
     
    And yes. You would install the .ISO to a thumb drive (pen drive) using something like Rufus then reboot your computer and tell it to boot to the thumb drive. This is a much more controlled testing environment than leaving Windows doing stuff in the background while you're attempting to do hardware diagnostics.
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from LinuxTux23 in ASRock Rack X570D4U dont POST   
    Well, if you've already taken it down to nothing but the CPU/MB/RAM and trying just one stick doesn't help then you probably have a dead motherboard.
     
    Last ditch attempt. Did you verify the PSU is fine?
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from LinuxTux23 in ASRock Rack X570D4U dont POST   
    CPU is good for All BIOS versions.
     
    What RAM are you using specifically?
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from LinuxTux23 in ASRock Rack X570D4U dont POST   
    What CPU?
     
    Also I'd pull that GPU. These server motherboards sometimes default to PCI_e for VGA and as a result the IPMI KVM stops working since it relies on the onboard video.
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    Windows7ge reacted to Donut417 in Virtualization / Proxmox questions   
    1) I dont plan on using Windows. Hopefully I can do everything in Linux. 
    2) I planned on buying a Nvidia Quadro. I know that there are a few models that are affordable and should be able to handle Plex no issues. 
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from Donut417 in Virtualization / Proxmox questions   
    Q1.
    As everyone else has mentioned it's free to use but you do have to deal with an annoying pop-up message every login:
     

     
    Just click OK and it goes away. Everything you can see is usable. None of the tools are locked out except the Enterprise Repositories.
     
    Q2.
    From the Node -> System -> Network menu you create a Linux Bridge (vmbr#) and assign the physical interface as a slave (enp#s#):
     

     
    Then you just assign the bridge when you go to create your VM or CT:
     

     
    What happens here is the VM or CT gets assigned a randomly generated or manually designated MAC address. These MACs can be recognized on the network as separate physical interfaces and collect IP's via DHCP or be given static addresses. The bridge doesn't use NAT you have direct access to the LAN that the physical interface is connected so Port Forwarding is entirely doable and I have done for a series of servers. 🙂
     
    Random side note:
    Also as of version 6.0-4 there is no Dark Mode/Theme to my knowledge. 😕
     
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    Windows7ge reacted to LinuxTux23 in ASRock Rack X570D4U dont POST   
    I'll try to plug everything out and a second time in tomorrow.
    Actually I am not quiet sure how to check the PSU but its nearly new. Thank you for your ideas and support but I will now continue to solve the problem while sleeping. 😉😴
  24. Agree
    Windows7ge got a reaction from Vishera in Old News: 2000 years old loaf of bread found in the ruins of Pompeii   
    Prehistoric bread. Lasts over 2 millennia and is still recognizable.
    Modern day bread. Can't go two weeks in my cupboard without growing four different colors of mold...
     
    What is their secret? 🤔
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    Windows7ge got a reaction from Radium_Angel in Raid   
    Yes, but it begs the question why would you want to?
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