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    All-In-One: XenServer 6.2 vs. ESXi 5.5

    Hi guys; I had an AIO w/ZFS on ESXi 5.1 a little while ago, then split it up into a fileserver machine running on bare metal and a XenServer 6.2 VM machine. All VMs were stored on the filesever, along with everything else for the business. Now I need to move back to a single machine. I do...
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    Allocating more than 6GB RAM w/ESXi = black screen

    Hey all; Running ESXi 5.0 and trying to allocate more RAM to my OpenIndiana VM but whenever I allocate more than 6GB RAM the VM refuses to boot with no error message, just hangs as soon as it powers on with a black screen. I can't ping or SSH in so it doesn't appear to be starting in the...
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    ZFS scrub results question

    Hey all; I've searched on this but can't find anything specific to this question. I finished converting our home/office server over to ZFS this week and am very happy so far; I finished the first scrub last night and got the following: ool: tycho state: ONLINE scan: scrub repaired 992K in...
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    Advice re: Cisco router

    Hey guys; I have some free time over Christmas and I've decided I'd like to learn something about Cisco networking gear. Our ADSL modem is flaky so I wouldn't half mind replacing it with something better; looking at some cheap eBay options the 1721+adsl WIC stands out - is there anything...
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    M1015 driver for openIndiana

    Hey guys; I'm new to OI, coming from Ubuntu Server where I'm happily able to manage. A couple of questions... I'm trying to set up a VM (ESXi 5.0 hypervisor) with openIndiana+napp-it as a fileserver. I've successfully passed through the M1015 but can't see any drives connected to it in the...
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    Question re: folding and ESXi

    Hi guys; Now that we're settled again I can go back to folding... however! Our new server is running ESXi and I'm still learning the ins and outs of it, so I'm hoping that this one is a no-brainer to someone who knows more than me... My question is: how do I get folding @ home to utilize...
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    Question re: SAS controller choice

    Hi guys. Our business has a file server that has maxxed out its onboard SATA ports and we need more space... Our case has plenty of room for more HDDs and I'm trying to figure out the most cost effective way of getting some more terabytes. We are using Ubuntu Server 11.04. We have one x16...
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