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  1. snowboardjoe

    [PLUGIN] Disk Location

    The data for both drives should always be present: Should run some SMART tests on that one drive. Could be a power cycle makes it right again too.
  2. snowboardjoe

    [PLUGIN] Disk Location

    Not as expected, but not in a bad way. It appears the data from the disk is linked to the slot. What that data no longer exists, it goes away. The new data comes up and needs to be assigned to the slots. This is likely how it was intended and makes sense.
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    [PLUGIN] Disk Location

    Your second cache drive is not in a normal state. The biggest indicator from your main unRAID screen is lack of temperature information (that should only be blank when a disk is spun down). I would investigate that problem further and verify the second cache disk is fully functioning. Because of the missing information, the plugin is going to fail for that disk.
  4. This was my original unRAID system and has been a solid piece of hardware for many years. Upgrades here and there. All this system needs are hard drives and an unRAID boot flash and you're off and running. I recently upgraded to something bigger and more powerful and needed more space for the larger mobo and allows me to expand my storage capacity. This system can hold up to 8 drives as configured. Main reason for upgrading was RAM capacity (8GB). I had no problem running a dozen Docker containers, but I wanted to run more and combine my PMS into this as well. Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Power: Corsair CX430 Mobo: Asus M5A78L-M LX Plus CPU: AMD FX-4100 Quad-core RAM: 8GB (max capacity for mobo) SATA: Syba SI-PEX40064 4 port SATA III (mobo has 6 SATA ports) Cages: 2 Rosewill 4x3.5” cages, hot swap SATAIII No hard drives included I need to weigh this to get a better idea of what it will cost to ship from Austin, TX. If no takers, I'll break up the components. Asking $300 for everything here as is. The Rosewill cages alone are $50/each and are less than a year old.
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    Anybody planning a Ryzen build?

    To add the the previous post, just upgraded to the 2600 and it's been flawless. This is with a Asus X370-Pro which also allowed me to easily step up the RAM I selected to 3000 (simple click in the BIOS selected all of the right parameters). So much faster than my old system.
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    [PLUGIN] Disk Location

    Nice plugin! Was just looking for something like this. The best feature is the locate function. Was able to identify everything quickly. I will be replacing my cache drives tomorrow. I assume as long as nothing else changes, it will reflect the data in those slots. Just what I needed.
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    Beware of SATA port placement on Asus X370-Pro

    Tight, but possible. However, I would only be able to use four of the ports since they’re stacked on top of each other in the same orientation. I bit the bullet and purchased a new Rosewill server chassis. Plenty of space and room to add more drives (I have 8 now and can add 4 more easily). I could have bought the HBA and cables, but for about $125 more I’ll have an expandable system and no headaches.
  8. Was working on my upgrade this past weekend and it failed miserably. The 8 SATA ports built into the board (one of the primary reasons for buying it) face towards the front of my chassis in direct conflict with my two Rosewill 3x4 cages. There is no space to plug in my cables there and route them to my drives. Extremely frustrating. Tried looking for other cases that may be deeper and allow my existing 3x4 cages and I've come up with nothing (either not enough 5.25" external bays to install cages or unavailable). Still reviewing options right now. Looking at getting SATA controller and connecting drives that way and never using the built-in SATA ports--seems like such a waste. Wondering if anyone has run into similar problems.
  9. snowboardjoe

    [Support] Linuxserver.io - Nextcloud

    It should not make any difference in how it operates with the cache setting. It should be set to Only for performance though and allow the other disk(s) storing data to spin down. Worst case, the application would be sluggish or pause waiting on a data drive to spin up and provide the data it needs.
  10. Did some more research into this and now realizing how complicated it can be. The choice of Ryzen CPU, motherboard and memory is very tricky. I found the QVL document for what is supported for the Auss X370 Pro: https://www.asus.com/uk/Motherboards/PRIME-X370-PRO/HelpDesk_QVL/ It's a long PDF and takes some time to understand how things are sorted there. The goal is to find the maximum speed supported by all components and your budget. So far, this appears to fit my budget and it's available (can run at 3000 with Ryzen 5 2600): https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232498 G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Memory (Desktop Memory) Model F4-3000C16D-16GTZR Still digging around some more, but appears this may be the one. The QVL spreadsheet is still damn confusing.
  11. snowboardjoe

    [Support] Linuxserver.io - Nextcloud

    What command are you running? It should look something like this: sudo -u abc php /config/www/nextcloud/occ files:scan --all
  12. From what I see in the specs for the RAM I chose, the speed is 2400. I'm assuming a lower speed won't be an issue for the CPU, but will be patient and wait for others to chime in as well here. And, yes, only unRAID and docker containers. No interest in running any VM's here. I have other hardware I could use for that if needed, but would still likely stick with docker.
  13. Hmmm, ok, will look at that again. That was the recommended speed from Critical. I saw the clock speeds from the specs here: 4 x DIMM, max. 64GB DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)2666/2400/2133 MHz, ECC and non-ECC, un-buffered memory From that information I take it I could use 2666 (ignoring the overclocking speeds), but I see looking at the CPU specs they recommend 2933 which I did not consider yet. What speed should I use at this point? What's the significance of using 2933 on the motherboard since it mentions 2933 as an overlocking speed? Maybe I'm misinterpreting something here. I've been doing IT for decades, but rarely get into fine details like this on custom PC systems.
  14. Time to upgrade as I'm running out of RAM and want to add a few more Docker containers. Current motherboard only supports 8GB. It's been a great system for 6 years, but time to move on now. Current system only runs unRAID and 14 Docker containers. New system will do all of that plus a few more containers and Plex server (decommissioning existing, dedicated Plex server). Not running any other virtualization and don't plan to. Current configuration Mobo: Asus M5A78L-M LX Plus (6 years old) CPU: AMD FX-4100 Quad-core RAM: 8GB (at capacity and main reason for upgrading) SATA: Syba SI-PEX40064 4 port SATA III (mobo has 6 SATA ports) Storage: 6 x 6TB WD Red (parity and data), 2 x 1TB WD Red (cache, mirrored) Proposed configuration Mobo: Asus X370-Pro CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 RAM: Crucial 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 UDIMM - CT2K8G4DFD824A (may double this) Video: EVGA GeForce 8400 GS DDR3 (using an old one due to Ryzen CPU) SATA: No expansion cards since mobo has 8 ports on board Storage: No change Any thoughts or comments about this new configuration?
  15. I have tentatively chosen an Asus X370-Pro motherboard (still researching and verifying specs). That comes with 8 SATA ports, so I could ditch the need for a controller card completely. The old Syba card did case some issues a few years ago when I first installed it when it would sometimes stall out on me. I think later version of unRAID resolved that as there have been no problems for a long time now. Would rather be rid of it regardless.