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    Wallye Tactik Duffle for SFF carry (M1, A4, SG13, laptop + eGPU)

    Is V2 the same size or a similar size as V1? Will either accommodate a Kimera Cerberus?
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    Hey Argentum, I saw your post where you mentioned upgrading a 10x2TB to a 10x8TB (Seagate SMR)...

    Hey Argentum, I saw your post where you mentioned upgrading a 10x2TB to a 10x8TB (Seagate SMR) vdev. I have 2 10x vdevs that I need to replace/upgrade and I had been looking at the Toshiba 5TB and even the 6TB drives. I was afraid of going with the 8TB drives because of the horrendous write...
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    Anyone know where I can buy a Chenbro CK2804?

    Shit, I was going to say I think I might have one laying around lol. I replaced it with the 36p HP SAS Expander. Better choice.
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    lowering Power Consumption / Potential server rebuild

    In the same boat. 20 spinning drives in ZFS and looking to lower power consumption as well as increase flexibility. It's not easy adding 10 drives at a time on the wallet. Subbed.
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    3 disk errors RAIDZ2

    Unfortunately I can't back up 20+TB of data. I have backups of about the most important 1.5TB of data. I turned the server off until I get the disks in from RMA to prevent any problems. I will report back with the answers though.
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    3 disk errors RAIDZ2

    Hey all, I'm in a pickle and need some advice from the ZFS gurus. I've got 2 10 drive RAIDZ2's in my pool. 3 disks from one of the vdevs are throwing me read/write and checksum errors. I've swapped cables and ports on the HP SAS Expander to no avail. The only thing other than drives I...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Just replying because I have the same question. Spun down, my array is about 100w less of power. When I gave it a shot, clients fail to mount shares right away. Can't have this.
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    Expanding ZFS RAIDZ2

    Thanks guys, Got everything up and running. Moved from my CM590 to a Norco 4220. Did an export on the pool, installed new hardware, then did an import once everything was up and running. I appreciate all the advice. System: Norco 4220 CPU: Athlon X4 840 RAM: 8GB DDR2-800 Mobo: Gigabyte 785GM...
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    ZFS: Swapping drives and 3TB limit

    Thanks for the replies guys. I will make sure to export the pool before I move it to the new machine, and then import it once I get the new machine up and running. @PigLover, What kind of problems were you having with a SAS2008 chip and older Chenbro expander on SE11? I'm running OpenIndiana...
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    ZFS: Swapping drives and 3TB limit

    Hello, I just picked up the Norco 4220 from Newegg for $299 + free 1.5TB HDD. I currently have 10x2TB RAIDZ2 in a couple 5bay hotswaps on a USAS2-L8i. I also have 10x1TB that I am going to put in a RAIDZ2 and add to that pool. (Eventually replacing with 3+TB) I'm gonna pick up a CK12803...
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    Expanding ZFS RAIDZ2

    I understand that completely, and that's how I figured it worked. But Spazoid said that I don't need to replace every drive to get the added space in his previous post. That confused me a bit. Also, another question I had. If I have a 10 disk vdev of 2TB drives, and a 10 disk vdev of 1TB...
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    Expanding ZFS RAIDZ2

    Can you explain this a little more?
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    Expanding ZFS RAIDZ2

    Pretty insightful. Yes Pig, it suits my application just fine. As long as I won't see reduced performance due to the 1st vdev being full. I suppose if I pulled off ~2TB of data at a time to a network drive, then replace it I could get it to rebalance. Would it be of benefit to add another...
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    Expanding ZFS RAIDZ2

    Hello, I currently have a 10 drive RAIDZ2 of 2TB drives. It is a total of 14.2TB useable, and has 1TB free. I know I shouldn't have went over the 20% free rule. Assuming I add another 10 drive RAIDZ2 to the pool, will I have performance issues considering it won't re-stripe across the whole...
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    A quick ZFS question: 4k sector drive mix

    tdg, I'm a little confused about your post here. Assuming a 6 drive RAIDZ, the data is still striped across 6 drives because parity is striped as well. Am I wrong? Please explain. I have a 10 drive RAIDZ2 of Hitachi 512b drives. I was told 10 drives for RAIDZ2 will provide optimal...
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    [NEWS] Chenboro SAS2 6G Expander Board

    @DeadlyOne I'd like to know cost and source as well. :)
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    Holy Crap... I need help please! File recovery

    I've recovered partitions using TestDisk numerous times.
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    Question about mixing sata ports on motherboard and sata card for zfs raid.

    Better than PCI for sure. PCI-e 1.1 is limited to 250MB/s per lane. (1 lane for PCI-e x1) PCI-e 2.0 is double that at 500MB/s per lane. Unless you have a large array, that should be fine. You will see speeds over 1gbps required for network transfer.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    I'm interested in this as well. @Gea Also, is there a way to create a pool through the GUI with ashift=12? With most of high density consumer hdd's being 4k sectored right now, it's only going to continue... and at a rapid pace. I'd like to create my initial pool aligned for 4k, so that I...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Yea that's what I'm doing, however, in order for that to run after a reboot I have to go to the machine, and log in manually. I'd like it to auto-login for me, then I can manage it via VNC headless.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Thanks Gea, I will reset everything and give it a shot. Also, do you know if there is a way in OI to auto-login? This will run mostly headless unless I need to attach peripherals for some reason. I would like the Gnome GUI to do a few things that I'm not comfortable with in the CLI, so I...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    _Gea, I'm testing out OI and napp-it in a Virtualbox install before I migrate my 20TB WHS to ZFS. I'm loving it more than ZFSGuru right now. There is so much more to it, and it helps me learn quite a bit both about ZFS and Solaris. I don't run a domain at home, but I have 2 PC's with...
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    3 RAIDZ in zpool

    I'm not as much worried about removing any of the arrays from the zpool. I was more concerned with the data risk of 3 raidz vs. 1 raidz2 or raidz3. I was thinking 5x2TB raidz, 5x1TB raidz, 5x1TB raidz. That way I can buy a few 2TB drives at a time and resilver the smaller arrays into 5x2TB...
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    3 RAIDZ in zpool

    Hello, I'm new to the forum, as well as new to ZFS. I'm not 100% sure I'm going to settle with ZFS right now, but it's definitely an option. I have 5 2TB drives, and 10 1TB drives. I'd like to eventually replace the 1TB drives with 2TB drives, but I can't really afford to just buy 10...
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    Are you skipping 2500K/2600K?

    I'm on a Q6600 and I'm skipping. Will definitely be doing a new build come LGA2011 though.
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