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    Rackable System 3U 16 drives chassis SAS2 upgrade

    ZFS + SGI3016 + SATA - safe to use in 2014 ? Don't mean to start a debate, but I would like to use this SGI Rackable with a bunch of SATA disks I have lying around and create a ZFS pool (using illumos). I've read quite a few forum posts that state it's a toxic combination. But most of those...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Thanks Matej, going from another linux server works fine and I get ~ 112 MBps. Thanks for the suggestion. Going to configure the box as an AIO and see how that pans out. Groove
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    I apologize if this has been asked before, but I've tried to scan quite a few possible avenues before I posting my question here. I've recently setup a new OmniOS based NAS using an IBM M1115 (flashed to IT mode) with 3 x 2 TB drives. The server has 40 GB ECC RDIMM memory with 2 x Xeon 5520...
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    Flashing IBM m1015 to LSI 9240-8i issues

    I too had all kinds of issues flashing other (older) LSI / LSI based controllers on the X9SCM. I tried to flash both a Dell SAS 6 iR and an LSI 3442 on the X9SCM and it did not work. Both the cards flashed just fine on an Asus Z8NA-D6C that I have. But it's a real royal PIA to open up my...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Rectal Prolapse You were dot on the money. :D. It was the FMD configuration that fixed it. I set the 'interval' property to 24 hours in the 'disk-transport.conf' file and sure enough, the disks now spin down based on the device threshold set in power.conf. This is great. My server idles at ~...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Thanks for the pointer Rectal Prolapse : I'll try the fmd settings and post the results here.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Hello, Would anyone know if it's possible to spin down disk in Solaris Express 11 with COMSTAR iSCSI active ? My home server is a Supermicro X9SCM with 6 1 TB drives connected to the motherboards SATA ports. The server runs SE11 native (no VMWare). I've enabled devicethreshold settings in...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Q: Is it possible to configure storage disks to spin down with COMSTAR services enabled ? I have a Solaris Express 11 server running as my home file server / SAN. The issue that I'm running into is that when I have COMSTAR enabled, the disks seem to spin down after the specified interval...
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    Raid-Controller or HBA Card with Intel S1200KP M-ITX Mainboard

    Well, I'm also interested in knowing if anyone has any experience with a hba controller working on this motherboard. I like the M-ITX form factor for a NAS build that I'm considering. It'll be great if someone has any experience with a similar configuration and send us the details.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Just posting some additional steps... I've tried 'resettting' the disk by going into fdisk and deleting the partition all together. Then created a new partition using fdisk -B /dev/rdsk/c11t0d0s0. Tried prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c7t0d0s0 | fmthard -s - /dev/rdsk/c11t0d0s0 This gave me the...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    I have a server that has 2 mirrored drives that make up the rpool. The problem is that they hang off a Dell PERC 5/i controller. I recently bought a Dell SAS 6 iR controller and would like to move the devices to the new controller. Initially I thought I'd take one of the devices offline...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Re-installing fixed it. Thanks gea. I did use wget to install it the first time. So not sure what happened. But all set now. Thanks
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Napp-it. I just re-installed napp-it on a new boot (rpool) disk I install on my server. When I try to access the web interface using http://<IP-Address:81, I get the following message : The box is running Solaris 11 Express Edition. Can someone please let me know what's wrong and how to fix...
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    X9SCM / LSI 3442 blues

    Well, in my case the options to control the OPROM do not show up. I'll try different cards and check. But from what I can tell, it does not show up when I plug in the LSI 3442 controller.
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    X9SCM / LSI 3442 blues

    I've tried plugging in other cards as well. In fact I plugged in a Dell PERC 5i and the motherboard detected the card just fine. I did plug in a Intel CT adapter and that worked and was detected as well. And my card is flashed in IT mode. That is how I want it. No on board RAID required. As...
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    X9SCM / LSI 3442 blues

    Point taken. You're right. I didn't try 'EVERY' bios setting. I would have been at it far more than 2 weeks (more like 200 years to try every possible combination). Rectal, basically what I did was keep some of the settings constant and then changed mostly the ones that I thought would...
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    X9SCM / LSI 3442 blues

    :mad: I've been trying to get my spanking new X9SCM to recognize a confirmed working LSI 3442 storage controller for the past 2 weeks. I've tried everything I can think of under the sun : 1. Ensured that my motherboard has the latest BIOS (Rel 1.1a). 2. Ensured that the controller...
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