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  1. Those following the 6.9-beta releases have been witness to an unfolding schism, entirely of my own making, between myself and certain key Community Developers. To wit: in the last release, I built in some functionality that supplants a feature provided by, and long supported with a great deal of effort by @CHBMB with assistance from @bass_rock and probably others. Not only did I release this functionality without acknowledging those developers previous contributions, I didn't even give them notification such functionality was forthcoming. To top it off, I worked with a
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  2. ***Update*** : Apologies, it seems like there was an update to the Unraid forums which removed the carriage returns in my code blocks. This was causing people to get errors when typing commands verbatim. I've fixed the code blocks below and all should be Plexing perfectly now Y =========== Granted this has been covered in a few other posts but I just wanted to have it with a little bit of layout and structure. Special thanks to [mention=9167]Hoopster[/mention] whose post(s) I took this from. What is Plex Hardware Acceleration? When streaming media f
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  3. Unraid Kernel Helper/Builder With this container you can build your own customized Unraid Kernel. Prebuilt images for direct download are on the bottom of this post. By default it will create the Kernel/Firmware/Modules/Rootfilesystem with nVidia drivers Currently supported drivers/modules: Nvidia, DigitalDevices, LibreElec, TBS OpenSource, iSCSI Target, Intel iGPU, ZFS, Mellanox Firmware Tools, Navi Reset Patch, gnif/vendor-reset, Intel Relax RMRR Patch nVidia Driver installation: If you build the images with the nVidia drivers please make sure
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  4. Welcome (again) to 6.9 release development! This release marks hopefully the last beta before moving to -rc phase. The reason we still mark beta is because we'd like to get wider testing of new multiple-pool feature, as well as perhaps sneak in a couple more refinements. With that in mind, the obligatory disclaimer: Important: Beta code is not fully tested and not feature-complete. We recommend running on test servers only! That said, here's what's new in this release... Multiple Pools This features permits you to define up to 35 named po
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  5. Note: this community guide is offered in the hope that it is helpful, but comes with no warranty/guarantee/etc. Follow at your own risk. What can you do with WireGuard? Let's walk through each of the connection types: Remote access to server: Use your phone or computer to remotely access your Unraid server, including: Unraid administration via the webgui Access dockers, VMs, and network shares as though you were physically connected to the network Remote access to LAN: Builds on "Remote access to server", allowing yo
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  6. All of us at Lime Technology are very excited to announce Larry Meaney as a new full-time hire. Larry has joined us as a Senior Developer/Project Lead. Here's a little more about Larry: Please help us give Larry aka @ljm42 a warm welcome!
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  7. tldr: If you are running Unraid OS 6 version 6.8.1 or later, the following does not apply (mitigations are in place). If you are running any earlier Unraid OS 6 release, i.e., 6.8.0 and earlier, please read on. On Jan 5, 2020 we were informed by a representative from sysdream.com of security vulnerabilities they discovered in Unraid OS. Their report is attached to this post. At the time, version 6.8.0 was the stable release. The most serious issue concerns version 6.8.0. Here they discovered a way to bypass our forms-based authentication and look at the contents of
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  8. @tillkrueger @jenskolson @trurl @unrateable @jonathanm @1812 @Squid since all of you were active in this thread. I found a way to get the file transfer back. Bring up the Guacamole left panel menu (CTRL ALT SHIFT) Input Method = On Screen Keyboard In the On Screen Keyboard, use ALT (it'll stay on, 'pressed') then TAB, select it using TAB, then ALT again (to turn off) A tip I found too, is that anytime doing a copy or move, always best to use the 'queue' button in the pop-up confirmation dialog so that multiple transfers are sequentially handled. It's easy to g
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  9. As always, prior to updating, create a backup of your USB flash device: "Main/Flash/Flash Device Settings" - click "Flash Backup". Besides bug fixing, most of the work in this release is related to upgrading to the Linux 5.9 kernel where, due to kernel API changes, it has become necessary to move device spin-up/down and spin-up group handling out of the md/unraid driver and have it handled entirely in user space. This also let us fix an issue where device spin-up of devices in user-defined pools was executed serially instead of in parallel. We should also now be able
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  10. I've have been following this and the other thread with very mixed feelings and I feel the community is unjustly hard towards @limetech. Sure some things could have been handled better, yet I keep the feelings that the bigger injustice is not actually committed by him. In order to understand things better and to see things from a different perspective I personally like to make analogies. Sometimes it gives different insights into situations. And I cam up with the following for this one: We have 3 parties here, The parent (@limetech), the uncle (@CHBMB and the like) and the kid
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  11. Something else I wanted to add, as long as we're talking about security measures in the pipe: we are looking at integrating various 2-Factor solutions directly in Unraid OS, such as google authenticator.
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  12. Since I can remember Unraid has never been great at simultaneous array disk performance, but it was pretty acceptable, since v6.7 there have been various users complaining for example of very poor performance when running the mover and trying to stream a movie. I noticed this myself yesterday when I couldn't even start watching an SD video using Kodi just because there were writes going on to a different array disk, and this server doesn't even have a parity drive, so did a quick test on my test server and the problem is easily reproducible and started with the first v6.7 release c
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  13. PLEASE - PLEASE - PLEASE EVERYONE POSTING IN THIS THREAD IF YOU POST YOUR XML FOR THE VM HERE PLEASE REMOVE/OBSCURE THE OSK KEY AT THE BOTTOM. IT IS AGAINST THE RULES OF THE FORUM FOR OSK KEY TO BE POSTED....THANKYOU The first macinabox is now been replaced with a newer version as below. Original Macinabox October 2019 -- No longer supported New Macinabox added to CA on December 09 2020 Please watch this video for how to use the container. It is not obvious from just installing the container.
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  14. Summary: Support Thread for ich777 Gameserver Dockers (CounterStrike: Source & ConterStrike: GO, TeamFortress 2, ArmA III,... - complete list in the second post) Application: SteamCMD DockerHub: https://hub.docker.com/r/ich777/steamcmd All dockers are easy to set up and are highly customizable, all dockers are tested with the standard configuration (port forwarding,...) if the are reachable and show up in the server list form the "outside". The default password for the gameservers if enabled is: Docker It there is a admin password the default password
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  15. I come here to see what's new in development and find that there is a big uproar. Hate to say it, but I've been here a long time and community developers come and go and that's just the way it is. This unRAID product opens the door to personalizations, both private and shared. Community developers do leave because they feel that unRAID isn't going in the direction they want it to go or that the unRAID developers aren't listening to them even though there is no obligation to do so. Some leave in a bigger fuss than others. The unRAID developers do the best they can at trying to create a product
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  16. It appears that the docker images --digests --no-trunc command is showing, for whatever reason, the digest of the manifest list rather than the manifest itself for containers pushed as part of a manifest list (https://docs.docker.com/engine/reference/commandline/manifest/#create-and-push-a-manifest-list). I'm not sure if that's always been the case, or is the result of some recent change on the Docker hub API. Also not sure if it's intentional or a bug. This causes an issue since in DockerClient.php (/usr/local/emhttp/plugins/dynamix.docker.manager/include), the request made to get
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  17. Check out this awesome introduction video produced by @SpaceInvaderOne:
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  18. SSH into the server or use the console and type: mover stop
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  19. I’ve been around a little while. I always follow the boards even though I have very little life time to give to being active in the community anymore. I felt the need to post to say I can completely appreciate how the guys at @linuxserver.io feel. I was lucky enough to be apart of the team @linuxserver.iofor a short while and I can personally attest to how much personal time and effort they put into development, stress testing and supporting their developments. While @limetech has developed a great base product i think it’s right to acknowledge that much of the
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  20. I had the opportunity to test the “real word” bandwidth of some commonly used controllers in the community, so I’m posting my results in the hopes that it may help some users choose a controller and others understand what may be limiting their parity check/sync speed. Note that these tests are only relevant for those operations, normal read/writes to the array are usually limited by hard disk or network speed. Next to each controller is its maximum theoretical throughput and my results depending on the number of disks connected, result is observed parity check speed usi
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  21. This is a bug fix and security update release. Due to a security vulnerability discovered in forms-based authentication: ALL USERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO UPGRADE To upgrade: If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg
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  22. I was wanting to do GPU Hardware Acceleration with a Plex Docker but unRAID doesn't appear to have the drivers for the GPUs loaded. would be nice to have the option to install the drivers so the dockers could use them.
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  23. Hey Guys, First of all, I know that you're all very busy on getting version 6.8 out there, something I'm very much waiting on as well. I'm seeing great progress, so thanks so much for that! Furthermore I won't be expecting this to be on top of the priority list, but I'm hoping someone of the developers team is willing to invest (perhaps after the release). Hardware and software involved: 2 x 1TB Samsung EVO 860, setup with LUKS encryption in BTRFS RAID1 pool. ### TLDR (but I'd suggest to read on anyway 😀) The image file mounted as a loop devic
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  24. tldr: If you require hardware support offered by the Linux 5.x kernel then I suggest you remain on 6.8.0-rc7 and wait until 6.9.0-rc1 is published before upgrading. The "unexpected GSO type" bug is looking to be a show stopper for Unraid 6.8 using Linux kernel 5.3 or 5.4 kernel. We can get it to happen easily and quickly simply by having any VM running and then also start a docker App where Network Type has been set to "Custom : br0" (in my case) and I've set a static IP for the container or toggle between setting static IP and letting docker dhcp assign one. There are probably a
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  25. To upgrade: If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg Refer also to @ljm42 excellent 6.4 Update Notes which are helpful especially if you are upgrading from a pre-6.4 release. Bugs: If you discover a bug or other
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  26. Sneak peak, Unraid 6.8. The image is a custom "case image" I uploaded.
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  27. I took a stab at writing a How-To based on the feedback in the release thread. If this looks helpful, maybe it could be added to the top post? Edit: this warrants it's own topic, thank you! -tom ----- Upgrading from 6.4.x to 6.5.0 Nothing to it really: Read the first post in the 6.4.1 and 6.5.0 release notes threads Consider disabling mover logging, it just adds noise to diagnostics. New 6.4.1 installs have it disabled by default. Go to Settings -> Scheduler -> Mover Settings Install/Update the Fix Common Problems plugin, then g
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  28. v6.8.2 uploaded. Delayed for a few reasons, had problems (and still do) with the nvidia container runtime, worked around it in the end, but not a long term solution looking forward, I'm working like a dog at the moment as my current real life job finishes in 2 days and I'm having to put a ton of extra hours in, wife a bit ungainly at the moment as very heavily pregnant so I'm having to do a bit more for our existing beast, and to add to that bass_rock has been away for work, so kind of a perfect storm of not having much time to sit down with this, although I have been trying to get
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  29. Turbo Write technically known as "reconstruct write" - a new method for updating parity JonP gave a short description of what "reconstruct write" is, but I thought I would give a little more detail, what it is, how it compares with the traditional method, and the ramifications of using it. First, where is the setting? Go to Settings -> Disk Settings, and look for Tunable (md_write_method). The 3 options are read/modify/write (the way we've always done it), reconstruct write (Turbo write, the new way), and Auto which is something for the future but is currently the same as t
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  30. We have this implemented for 6.8 release.
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  31. Community Applications (aka CA) This thread is rather long (and is mostly all off-topic), and it is NOT necessary to read it in order to utilize Community Applications (CA) Just install the plugin, go to the apps tab and enjoy the freedom. If you find an issue with CA, then don't bother searching for answers in this thread as all issues (when they have surfaced) are fixed generally the same day that they are found... (But at least read the preceding post or two on the last page of the thread) - This is without question, the best supported plugin / addon in the univer
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  32. Tons of posts related to Windows 10 and SMB as the root cause of the inability to connect to unRaid that were fruitless so I'm recording this easy fix for my future self. If you cannot access your unRaid shares via DNS name ( \\tower ) and/or via ip address ( \\192.168.x.y ) then try this. These steps do NOT require you to enable SMB 1.0; which is insecure. Directions: Press the Windows key + R shortcut to open the Run command window. Type in gpedit.msc and press OK. Select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Network -> L
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  33. I do not use any of these unofficial builds, nor do i know what they are about and what features they provide that are not included in stock unraid. That being said, i still feel that devs that release them have a point. I think the main issue are these statements by @limetech : "Finally, we want to discourage "unofficial" builds of the bz* files." which are corroborated by the account of the 2019 pm exchange: "concern regarding the 'proliferation of non-stock Unraid kernels, in particular people reporting bugs against non-stock builds.'" Yes technically its t
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  34. Is anybody using docker compose? Are there any plans to integrate it with unRAID?
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  35. New in this release: GPU Driver Integration Unraid OS now includes selected in-tree GPU drivers: ast (Aspeed), i915 (Intel), amdgpu and radeon (AMD). These drivers are blacklisted by default via 'conf' files in /etc/modprobe.d: /etc/modprobe.d/ast.conf /etc/modprobe.d/amdgpu.conf /etc/modprobe.d/i915.conf /etc/modprobe.d/radeon.conf Each of these files has a single line which blacklists the driver, preventing it from being loaded by the Linux kernel. However it is possible to override the settings in these files by creating the directory 'config/modprobe.d' on
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  36. There are several things you need to check in your Unraid setup to help prevent the dreaded unclean shutdown. There are several timers that you need to adjust for your specific needs. There is a timer in the Settings->VM Manager->VM Shutdown time-out that needs to be set to a high enough value to allow your VMs time to completely shutdown. Switch to the Advanced View to see the timer. Windows 10 VMs will sometimes have an update that requires a shutdown to perform. These can take quite a while and the default setting of 60 seconds in the VM Manager is not long enough. If
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  37. When my job, wife, daughter and sleep allow me to fit it in. For crying out loud, stop asking people. It's ready when it's ready. Now if you'll excuse me I have a game of hide and seek to play with my daughter. Sent from my Mi A1 using Tapatalk
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  38. Nvidia-Driver (only Unraid 6.9.0beta35 and up) This Plugin is only necessary if you are planning to make use of your Nvidia graphics card inside Docker Containers. If you only want to use your Nvidia graphics card for a VM then don't install this Plugin! Discussions about modifications and/or patches that violates the EULA of the driver are not supported by me or anyone here, this could also lead to a take down of the plugin itself! Please remember that this also violates the forum rules and will be removed! Installation of the Nvidia Drivers (this
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  39. Hi guys, this is a simple plugin that allows users to clear their disks before add them to the array. The main characteristics of this plugin are: Modularity: can be used standalone or in conjunction with Joe L. or bjp999 scripts; Ease of use: with a few clicks you can start a clear session on your disk; Integration: you can always access the plugin under Tools > Preclear Disk menu. If you have Unassigned Devices installed, you can start/stop/view preclear sessions directly from Main > Unassigned Devices. All dependencies included: you don't need SCR
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  40. So there is actually a credits page in the Unraid webGui, but right now we only list the people who've directly contributed to code that lives inside the OS itself, not plugins, containers, or other 3rd party modifications. But having a place on either the website or another spot that can showcase our community and the developers that participate here isn't a bad idea!
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  41. @trurl Please lock this thread. Due to an unexpected announcement from @limetech this is no longer required. I'm quitting Unraid work.
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  42. You've obviously got some ideas, why not do it? Problem is I see time and time again, is people keep telling us what we should be doing and how quick we should be doing it, now, don't be offended because this is a general observation, rather than personal. It's ten to one in the morning, I've just got back from work, I have a toddler that is going to get up in about five hours, my wife is heavily pregnant, Unraid Nvidia and beta testing just isn't up there in my list of priorities at this point. I've already looked at it and I need to look at compiling the
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  43. This was an interesting one, builds completed and looked fine, but wouldn't boot, which was where the fun began. Initially I thought it was just because we were still using GCC v8 and LT had moved to GCC v9, alas that wasn't the case. After examining all the bits and watching the builds I tried to boot with all the Nvidia files but using a stock bzroot, which worked. So then tried to unpack and repack a stock bzroot, which also reproduced the error. And interestingly the repackaged stock bzroot was about 15mb bigger. Asked LT if anything had cha
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  44. I've been doing this for a long time now via command line with my important VM's. First, my VM vdisk's are in the domains share, where I have created the individual VM directory as a btrfs subvolume instead of a normal directory, ie: btrfs subv create /mnt/cache/domains/my-vm results in: /mnt/cache/domains/my-vm <--- a btrfs subvolume Then let vm-manager create vdisks in here normally and create your VM. Next, when I want to take a snapshot I hibernate the VM (win10) or shut it down. Then from host: btrfs subv snapshot -r /mnt/cache/domains
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  45. 09 Dec 2020 Basic usage instructions. Macinabox needs the following other apps to be installed. CA User Scripts (macinabox will inject a user script. This is what fixes the xml after edits made in the Unraid VM manager) Custom VM icons (install this if you want the custom icons for macOS in your vm) Install the new macinabox. 1. In the template select the OS which you want to install 2. Choose auto (default) or manual install. (manual install will just put the install media and opencore into your iso share) 3. Choose a vdisk
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  46. Welcome to 6.9 beta release development! This initial -beta1 release is exactly the same code set of 6.8.3 except that the Linux kernel has been updated to 5.5.8 (latest stable as of this date). We have only done basic testing on this release; normally we would not release 'beta' code but some users require the hardware support offered by the latest kernel along with security updates added into 6.8. Important: Beta code is not fully tested and not feature-complete. We recommend running on test servers only! Unfortunately none of our out-of-tree drivers wil
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  47. The best way to install and setup a windows 10 vm as a daily driver or a Gaming VM Hi, Guys. This is the first part of a two-part video about setting up a Windows 10 KVM VM in unRAID. (second part in a day or 2 if work lets me !) The first part deals with setting up the VM correctly to be able to use as a 'daily driver'. Then the second part passing through hardware to turn it into a gaming VM. The first part consists of Download a windows 10 iso. Where to Buy a license for windows 10 pro for $20 How to assign resources and correctly pin you CPUs. How to install th
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  48. The corruption occurred as a result of failing a read-ahead I/O operation with "BLK_STS_IOERR" status. In the Linux block layer each READ or WRITE can have various modifier bits set. In the case of a read-ahead you get READ|REQ_RAHEAD which tells I/O driver this is a read-ahead. In this case, if there are insufficient resources at the time this request is received, the driver is permitted to terminate the operation with BLK_STS_IOERR status. Here is an example in Linux md/raid5 driver. In case of Unraid it can definitely happen under heavy load that a read-ahead come
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