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  1. Hi, Tonight, I configured a UnRAID VM on my VMWare to test, practice, view how UnRAID manage disk addition and other things we may want to do. For this, I assigned couple of 2Gb disks to my array. I started to copy a .mkv file to fill my array. UnRAID was unable to copy the file. It failed whern the first 2Gb disk has been filled. Seems logic if you keep in mind that an array is only many "independent" disk working together to "virtualize" them into a share. Wich means that the biggest file I can place into my array depend of the biggest disk into the Array. (Assuming it is empty) Am I right or I missed something ?
  2. Hi, As I would like to test different things in UnRAID, Il would like to run a VM of UnRAID in my VmWare Infra. Have you tested it ? How was your config ? Thanks,
  3. Curently, my project is on pause. I must work on an issue on one of my ESX before. But the future plan is a mix of these two post: Updating to 6.9rc2, install iSCSI plugin But before, create a raid disk to share it via iSCSI (Not sure if it will works in block filesystem) This will be my plan for future. If you try, keeps me updated
  4. It's not a problem for me to update. The process is the same ? - The custom kernel for v6.9 is in this thread ? (I only see 6.8.3 on the first post) - I also need to install nvidia driver after or they are included ? Thanks
  5. Man, you made me fall in love a second time with UnRAID. The only option that was missing (in my opinion) is now available. I tested it on a laptop, with a copy of my real server key and it worked. Only question. On boot, I can see the system is "unable to load nvidia-smi". Is it because the nVidia card is not present or because, by changing the kermel, the driver must be reinstalled ? Thanks again ...
  6. As this thread is very long, maybe i miss one important page; I would like to confirm (or not) if I understand the process to "activate" iSCSI on my UnRAID server. - I Download the Unraid Custom iSCSI builtin v6.8.3. - I replace the files (bzroot, bz***) in this package on my usb stick After, process to configuration of iSCSI Target in CLI Only this ?
  7. Hi, Am I the only one here wanting to use his storage server to be used with VMWare and configure Datastore ? As I can see, the only way to use UnRAID with VMWare is with NFS. And do not seems to be very stable as VMWare lost the disk often. So is there any way to use (with stability and speed) UnRAID for VMWare Datastore ? P.S.: I'm curently in the process of buying 10Gb NIC between UnRAID and my 2 ESXi
  8. Super! Thanks for the information
  9. Hi, I ordered a "Internal 5 Port Non-Raid Sata III 6GB/S M.2 B+M Key Adapter Card", to add more SATA ports to my computer, and add more disk. My question is about the naming of the disk/device. As I can understand, Linux is naming the device (ex:/dev/sdb or /dev/sdd) in relation with the SATA port used. If I change disk of SATA port, this will change ? And does UnRAID will be aware of this change and the Array will continue to work ? Also, second question, depending of the answer to the first one, if I must manage or, manage by myself the dick number in the array, is it possible to configure UnRAID to use by-id (/dev/disk/by-id) to do not have to manage this ? Thanks
  10. Here it is ... Also, if it's possible to tel me what you're looking exactly, for learning ... teletraan-diagnostics-20201009-1600.zip
  11. Parity check is now completed. Seems to be successfull. But, hereis what I can see Disk 4 did not mount automatically. Normal ? Do I need to re-insert it to the array ? (after running mdcmd set invalidslot 4 29 ? ? ?) How can I validate if the process completed successfully ? Or, what are the next steps ? Thanks again
  12. Thanks JorgeB Curently running...
  13. Ok, At this point, I must assume a made a lot of mistake. But, as I can see, I did not lost all my data and I hope being able to recover a good part of them. The question is, what will be the easiest way. Here was the initial setup PDisk 6Tb Parity disk Parity was valid Disk1 3Tb Data disk 2.1Tb of data Disk2 3Tb Data disk 2.1 Tb of data Disk3 3Tb Data disk 1.5 Tb of data Disk4 3Tb Data disk (Unfortunately, I buggued this one and finally cleared it) At this point, I have 5.7 Tb of my data, splitted on 3 drives, and, probably a portion on my parity disk. (As I realy do not understand the protection/parity process of unraid; sometimes seems esoteric. As I can see, 3 of my data disks contain a portion of my data. Parity disk is probably valid. When I try to mount it to verify data on this one, I have the message: root@teletraan:/mnt/test# mount /dev/sdd1 /mnt/test/parity/ mount: /mnt/test/parity: mount(2) system call failed: Structure needs cleaning. Weird, how the parity disk is configured? how it works ? Is there a process to rebuild array from this? Like, ‘Hey, here is 3 disk, with the portion of data, probably another portion on the parity one, rebuild the array with the 5 disk.’ ? A manual job may be to rsync data, from the available disk, to a new single disk, rebuild a fresh array and recopy data to the new array. But what is the advantage to use a system to protect data if we must do all the job manually ? So, 2 questions: - How can I read data from parity disk ? - Does UnRAID have a process to give him disk (the 5), tell him to scan them, and rebuild an array with this ? At this point, please, do not only tell me "you should have done this". (I’m open to know the correct way to recover array when you loose a single disk, but please, do not tells me only this.) From now, If I do not have an answer, a recipe until the end of the day, I will try to recover what I can manually and I will reconsider if UnRAID, despite its advantages, is the correct way to protect my datas. Thanks for your help.
  14. 2 days ago, I tried to configure VM to provide iSCSI to my VM Ware. When I realized that this process will reserve one disk for the iSCSI (and remove it from the array), I stopped the process. At this point, I didn't realized that one of the disk (sdg), was already modified and partitionned like this: sdg 8:96 0 2.7T 0 disk ├─sdg1 8:97 0 8G 0 part └─sdg2 8:98 0 1G 0 part Today, I lost electricity and the server shuted down. (UPS are not forever) I believed that the shutdown caused a problem to my ARRAY. I tried to remove sdg from the array, to re-insert it (an start a parity rebuild). No luck. After reading a bit about the process to rebuild ARRAY. I saw youtube tutorial (from spaceinvader) telling we must clear a disk before interting it to the array. I started the clear disk process (as the disk was already partitionned, the data was already virtually erased) So, now, the clear process is completed at 84%. 3 of the data disk are healthy and the parity disk also. The 4th is waiting the clean to be completed to be reinsterted and rebuild with parity disk. I cannot believe by having 4 of the 5 disks healthy, I cannot recover the array.