Recent content by Aronj66

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    Anyone ever use Promise VTrak E-Class SAN? I have been tasked with finding a cheap storage solution for development that can present LUN's over Fiber channel to ESX hosts as well as windows. Does anyone have any experience with these, reliability, support...
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    BFG 8800 GT OC Fry's B&M for folks in Dallas

    Available online too..
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    Dell Sata raid card, will it work in a standard PCI slot?

    It should work. I have the 6 port variant working in an Asus P4P800 right now.
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    e6400 $109 + SH

    Awsome, thanks.. I just bought a few cpu's from them for a couple cheap projects..
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    Seagate 750 SATA II 199.99 Free Ship Seagate 750GB Serial ATA/300 16MB Buffer ST3750640AS-RK - Retail Hard Drive Kit
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    8 Core Dell Server $1,471.73. Shipped

    These make great VM hosts once you add more memory..
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    HP MSA60 Hard Drive Cages

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    *HOT* 400GB SATA Drive $99 Shipped

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    OEM Seagate 750GB Sata2 $274.46 Shipped # Brand: Seagate # Mfg. No: ST3750640AS # Interface: SATA 3.0Gb/s # Capacity: 750GB # Cache: 16MB # RPM: 7200
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    Completely Smoking ZMAXDP $174 + ship, 2 for $326 shipped ($163 ea)

    I got one of these from Geeks a while back.. they doo make great little servers, but they are loud! I threw some 246's in mine and run a couple VMs on it.. I might just have to pick up 1 or 2 more.. I would really love to get a zmaxd2 though...
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    3x 500gb WD RE2 + NF4 + Raid 5 = ???

    The driver is not for the raid, it is for the controller the array is built on. All disk controllers require drivers, it's just that most non-raid controllers are natively supported in the OS. Without the driver, the OS will not recognize that disks exist raid or not. Software Management of...
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    Choosing a Raid 5 Controller (PATA)

    You can look arround for used LSI i4 Megaraid cards, which are also sold as Dell IDE raid controllers. They are 4 channel PCI cards for up to 8 drives. Not sure about linux support, but they are pretty old tech, so there should be.
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    400gb Seagate PATA -- $90 Shipped

    The last 3 times I've bought these drives on an outpost deal I recieved 7200.9's. They have been running in R5 just fine. I just bought 2 more to add to the array.
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    SATA Drive Issue

    If the drive works fine in another computer, and you have change PSU's, sounds like the motherboard is bad.