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  1. jonp

    6.6.1 Crashes

    Oh and as for the Realtek and disabling it, if there is no option in the BIOS itself to disable the NIC, then just leave it unplugged. As long as it isn't being utilized, it shouldn't be a problem. If we still suspect stability issues as a result of merely loading the driver for the Realtek NIC, then we can give you instructions on how to "stub" the driver for the NIC so that it prevents it from loading as well.
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    6.6.1 Crashes

    I would highly advise updating your motherboard BIOS as Eric had suggested as well. This could help us narrow down the cause to either something in the kernel that requires more investigation or something as simple as a BIOS fix that is unrelated to the software. Unfortunately motherboard manufacturers don't tend to provide extensive details on what their BIOS fixes are actually resolving, so its impossible to say whether or not that is the culprit, but considering how trivial it is nowadays to update a BIOS (I would imagine it can be done right from within the BIOS over the Internet), I don't think it's too much to ask. Especially considering that vague description (improve system stability) is still fitting for the issue you're having (a lack of system stability).
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    1.5 USB Creator not working Mac/PC

    We are looking into this. Thank you for the report!
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    1.5 USB Creator not working Mac/PC

    Changed Status to Open Changed Priority to Urgent
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    Unraid as a gaming vm hypervisor

    Hi Nigel and apologies for not getting back to you on this sooner. First and foremost, you cannot use a hardware-based RAID solution with Unraid. Even if you managed to get it to work (which you likely won't), it is definitely unsupported. Instead, the proper solution is to simply use individual storage devices attached to a standard SATA controller (or you can configure your RAID card to operate in SATA HBA only mode). Next up is whether or not to use the array or the cache for your VM(s). If you assign each SSD you have to disk1, disk2, and disk3 (without assigning a parity disk), then your maximum read and write speeds will always be limited to that of a single SSD. In addition, your maximum capacity for any vdisk will be limited to what a single disk can hold, as in this configuration, you are not conjoining the disks together in a way that let's you spread blocks for a single file across multiple disks (read that as "individual files are stored on individual disks". This may be fine for you, but there is another way you can configure the system to get RAID functionality which can increase both performance and capacity. If you wish to use RAID for your VM storage, that is configured through the cache. However, in order to create a cache pool, you must have at least one storage device assigned to the array (e.g. disk1). If you don't really want to use array storage, you can simply attach a cheap USB flash storage device and assign that to disk1 simply to fulfill the requirement. I'd recommend something at least 16GB in size or larger so that you can store your ISOs for your Windows installation media directly on the array device. If you were to follow this recommendation, you should have 1 flash device assigned to the array (disk1) and 3 devices then assigned to the cache pool. By default, this will configure your cache pool storage in a BTRFS RAID-1 configuration, where every block that is written will be written to two different storage devices. This will give you a net usable capacity of 1.5 TB, but it will limit performance to approximately that of a single device. You can adjust the RAID-mode, however, from the cache device settings page. Just click on the first cache device and scroll down to the balance section. From here, you can convert your RAID 1 cache pool into another RAID type. For the fastest performance, RAID-0 would be recommended, but know that if any single SSD in your cache pool fails, you will lose 100% of your data / VMs. RAID5/6 are possible to configure, but not necessarily recommended at this time due to stability issues. You can configure it, but it's use at your own risk. To change the RAID mode, paste this into the balance section (you can change the RAID0 to another type if you want): -dconvert=raid0 -mconvert=raid1 Leave the "-mconvert" as raid1, since that's just for metadata and won't account for much anyways. I hope this was helpful info!
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    Locking up and now not booting.

    No problem! Sorry I didn't have a better answer for you, but for somewhat obvious reasons it would be problematic if we allowed trial key transfers. Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
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    Locking up and now not booting.

    Unfortunately there is no support for moving a trial configuration from one flash device to another. Your choices are to reconfigure the new flash stick from scratch (drive assignments, etc) or you can simply purchase a registration key and you can use your existing configuration then with the new flash. Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
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    Lock ups and now no boot.

    Please update to 6.6.3 and see if the issue persists. Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
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    Locking up and now not booting.

    Can you update to 6.6.3 and see if the problem persists? Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
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    Slow Samba Read Speed after new GPU Installation

    Hi Mister! I actually have a 2080 Ti myself and have not seen this behavior in my VM. Are you passing through the GPU, the GPU's audio device, and the two other devices (USB and Serial) that are all apart of the GPU? Also, is there a reason you have to pass the ROM file for the GPU? You also have a ton of plugins installed, I'd be curious if you experience the same issues booting in safe mode. Worth a try!
  11. Also, in the future:
  12. It could be a browser security issue. Try using a VNC client such as RealVNC to connect to the IP address of Unraid itself and it should route you to the VM. If that works, then your issue connecting from within the browser is due to either an ad-blocker or some other browser-security specific issue.
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    Drives Missing 6.5.3

    johnnie.black is right and this is likely the result of a RAID controller stepping in between the OS and the individual storage devices. Please use a standard SATA controller (not a RAID controller) and see if you can reproduce this issue.
  14. Changed Status to Retest
  15. In addition, we need a better overall description of the issue as I'm a little confused on the situation here. Please provide detailed steps to recreate the issue and of course, please attach your system diagnostics. From reading your post, this is what I'm gathering: 1) You have a USB device (a controller or an individual device such as a mouse?). 2) It is set to attach to a VM and it works fine, but when you stop the VM, the USB device is "disconnected" (not sure what that means). 3) After the VM is stopped, if you try to start it again, you cannot pass through video or audio and instead, you can only access via VNC (what happens when you try to start it again? do you get an error?) Please try to better explain your issue (I know it can be tough if english isn't your first language) and of course, please attach those system diagnostics.