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  1. Perfect, I was wondering where this went, thanks for the explainer. I got it figured out. Early first impression after 2 minutes of use... I like it! Positive enhancements, thank you @dlandon !
  2. Makes sense. Nevermind my suggestion.
  3. Upgrading both the 846 and 826 backplanes to SAS3. Such an easy swap in Supermicro 847 case. @johnnie.black This has been such a helpful resource, and I stumbled across your posts over on another message board about your benchmarks with sas3 that were helpful in knowing what performance to expect with sas3 and databolt. I wanted to post here to say thanks for that. Also if there was anything you wanted to update in your first post here to reflect your most up to date findings. I'll post some pics of the backplane swap when I get a chance. It's been fun.
  4. Huge improvement =D Night and day difference for me. Like wow! LIKE WOW!
  5. You made a lot of great points. And you're right, there is likely a better way I could structure things that would reduce the number of UDs.
  6. Super helpful response @Squid, thanks for the details.
  7. UD animation and it can vary in length of time. Fastest is usually 5-6 seconds, average maybe around 8 - 10 and the extreme would be 15-20 seconds. The UnRAID main page loads instantly.
  8. No smb / nfs mounts are in use or created. I think I also keep the disks spun up to see if that helps. Sometimes it's a longer wait for the refresh than other times. I suspect this is when there is activity on one or more of the drives and UD is having to wait in the queue to get the info from the disks that it needs for the refresh. You rock, awesome.
  9. Story time.... 🤣 I think I have a lot of UDs. 16 drives to be exact managed by UD. Pretty cool! Quite the growth since 2011 when I first started with UnRAID. I have all 28 data disks in UnRAID utilized. So now with another 16 disks managed by UD, it'd given me some experiences to consider how UD works with this managing this many devices and where do I want to go next. The recent enhancement of 'None' or 'All' to show the mount points has been awesome. Really improved the usability of UD with this many devices. I can easily find mount point names. As I keep
  10. Need some help wrapping my head around the XFS option. Here's what I *think* I know, if someone can correct or affirm, I'd appreciate it 😀 Let's play True or False.... brtfs has traditionally been the cache drive file system of preference if using Docker. T/F ? brtfs was the preference because it supported Copy on Write COW, which was helpful for de-duplication of Docker images. T / F ? XFS with the new-ish (2018?) reflink=1 that is now the default format option for XFS in UnRAID also enables COW. T / F ? Moving forward I can now sele
  11. This is correct. UnRAID's starting sector is 64, it used to be 63. Never 2048. I know it sucks to hear. But consider it a good excuse to buy one more Easystore to shuck and make the long copy process a little less painful 😀
  12. I've been puzzled for the last week why most of my XFS partitions were reporting 'sectsz=512' and a few were reporting 'sectsz=4096' and traced it to a whether the drive had been partitioned and formated by UnRAID or UnAssigned Devices. I put the detailed log output at the very bottom to show both outputs. Researching if an answer existed already I had to take a trip down memory lane searching through the posts to recall that UD didn't always create UnRAID compatible partitions. I remember those days but didn't find an answers to why the difference. I went deeper into
  13. Works awesome No more playing hide and seek trying to guess which drive has the mount I'm looking for. Love the change. Thank you!