I would like to buy a 30 in monitor mainly for work, and I was just wondering what I should get. I definitely like a matte screen and dead pixels really annoy me if they stand out. Is the Dell 30 my best choice for a 30 in monitor?
What is the best way to store a backup that makes it the easiest to recreate a drive if it fails?
I have 5x 3TB drives and need a way to backup static data. Write once and no more changes ever.
Is ZFS the best way? Does ZFS verify the data continuously? How does it know when a hard drive...
So I have my graphics card HDMI out to my AV Receiver (Yamaha RX-573). I've also tried optical out from PC to AV Receiver.
When I bitstream (play Blu-rays via TMT5), there is no audio lag whatsoever. When I just play flash videos on youtube, regular AVI files, etc, there is audio lag (The...
I currently have 8TB worth of media and i'm going to expand it in the near future. Right now I'm using Flexraid which is pretty simple to use, and seems like it will protect my data alright.
I usually don't have the server on all the time, since nobody is using it, and I usually do verifies...
I'm not using the HP Expander right now, but just using the SAS ports on the motherboard. Using Windows Server 2008 too.
If I move the cables from the SAS ports on the mobo to the HP SAS expander, will the drives changes letters and mess up my current raid setup? Using Flexraid.
Have a X8SI6-F Supermicro Mobo
HP SAS Expander
Norco 4224 Case
I want to connect the two SAS connectors on the motherboard to the HP SAS Expander, and then I want to connect all the SAS ports on the HP Expander to the Norco Hard Drive Backplanes.
What SFF Cables will I need?
On the 4224 case, which way are the middle bracket fans suppose to face?
Should they be pointing away from the hard drives and toward the mobo and back of the case?
If so, how do the hard drives get cooled?
I need a NAS OS that is easy to use and has good raid/zfs options so that I can restore a hard drive if it crashes. It is mainly for blu-ray/movie backups and I need it to sleep/power down hdds when not in use.
What should I use?
Power connectors on 4224 case. Do I need to plug 2 power cables into each row?
I'm talking about the power connectors that power the hard drives. There are 2 for each row for a total of 12 connections. Is one ok, or do I need to plug both of them in?
Also, on the right side, there is...
The X8SI6-F-O mobo came with 2x SAS to 4 SATA cables, and I was just wondering whether it will work like this?
I have a Norco 4224 case, and I want to connect the cable from the SAS connector on the case connections (the ones the case comes with) to the 4 sata ports on the motherboard. Can I...
I think the biggest 3 features I need are the ones missing from ZFSguru:
# Missing feature: Error recovery; replacing failed devices.
# Missing feature: Hot spares.
# Missing feature: Email notifications upon degraded/failed pool.
Does OpenIndiana or napp-it have these features in a UI...