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  1. I replaced my data card with a Dell PERC H310 IT mode And my problems seem to be resolved. thanks for all the help
  2. Well after a night of parity checks I normally have an endless list of notifications telling me all disks have overheated, normally well into 50’s or even 60s sometimes. This morning was a lot better! 96% done and fans running 100% still. Im still interested in making this better if anyone has any tips/thoughts/comments.
  3. Hey all, sorry I just do not know anything about pwm fans so have to ask some pretty basic questions as I've got hot running drives. Or had, they might be more stable now. My motherboard is a Asus H81I-PLUS, I have upgraded the fans to pwm fans and installed the dynamix temp and fan control plugins. They seem to be working. I have an airflow field on my dashboard now, one running at 1521RPM, the other at 1236RPM. I then have a cpu fan, but that's not registering anywhere. Processors temperature (pentium G3420) is at 45C. My drives (4 spinners, 1 SSD) are running at an average of 37C, SSD at 26C. I think previously my fans just weren't working, so those drives would hit 60C easily under load. So I just want to double check I have everything setup correctly. Under Fan Auto Control - PWM controller, I have selected nct6779-pwm1, but there's also pwm2, 4 and 5. The fan it's found is '/sys/devices/platform/nct6775.656/hwmon/hwmon2/fan1_input' but why only one fan? Under the temp plugin, the available drivers are 'coretemp nct6775'. Processor temp = coretemp - CPU Temp - 44C Mainboard temp = acpitz - MB Temp - 27.8C Array fan speed = nct6799 - Array Fan - 1508 RPM Because these have different options and I'm slightly confused why it's only dealing with one fan, I'm here asking for guidance. Is what I've done correct? Could I change things to make it better? The case is quite small, a Lian-Li q25B m-itx case. Additional info: MB = Asus H81M-PLUS CPU = Intel Pentium G3420 PSU = SilverStone SST-ST30SF Fan1 = Gelid Solutions Silent 14 PWM Fan2 = Gelid FN-PX12-15 Silent I've included a diagnostic and some screenshots of drop down choices, just incase that's helpful. Thanks for any advice. Christian marvin-diagnostics-20190902-2305.zip
  4. Thanks again! I’ll look for an lsi hba, in the mean time I’ll try moving the ssd to the motherboard if it’s on the card and see if that helps. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Great thanks for the info! I was more worried it was a power supply issue. I can get same day delivery on this: Semlos 4 Ports Sil3114 PCI Sata Raid Controller Card with 2 Sata Cables https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00L2X6DE6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_SqPtDbWJ9X274 Which is a Silicon image SIL 3114 host controller chip. Or have you got any other suggestions? Thanks Christian Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Sorry about that, a reboot resolves everything and I didn't realise the logs would re-set, it then took a while overnight to re-fail. Here are the full logs. Thanks! marvin-diagnostics-20190810-0918.zip
  7. Hey all, I've had a consistent problem for the past 5+ years with UnRaid taking down the cache drive when a parity check happens (monthly). For this reason I've been running an NUC for Home Automation dockers as this needs to stay up, or at least be back up by the morning. I'd like to put an i7 in and return everything back to UnRaid, but I'll have to solve this issue. I'm currently running 6.7.2 but it's been happening for a long time. I've attached my syslog, it would be great to get this resolved. Thanks Christian syslog.txt
  8. Consumer user. Been using UnRaid about 6-7 years. All important backups go here as well as media, my photography workflow and docker stack for whole house automation, serving the web ui’s, media and various vms for VFX work.
  9. Really? I've been looking at building a new machine to upgrade a mitx intel pentium build. Should I be avoiding Ryzen still? I was looking at the same motherboard but a 1600 cpu for esxi with unraid as guest along with some other VMs and dockers (most intensive being plex of course).
  10. I did a parity check last night just to make sure I wasn’t going mad: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Sorry that’s when I start a parity check every month. I’ll check my settings. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. I normally have to reboot after a parity check (3am). It takes dockers down... There’s enough power in the NUC for what I need, it stays at 40%. I was just wondering if I should start a new path. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. That’s true, I’m currently monitoring Plex with tautuli through home assistant to see what’s going on. To be fair the easiest thing to do is replace my router with an R7800, an Apple TV upstairs to replace the nexus player and hardwire it. Then I probably wouldn’t be transcoding at all. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Hey all, Bare with me while I slightly ramble. I've been running UnRaid on a miniITX board in a LianLi Q25b case for about 5 years. It's a Pentium3.2ghz build with 8GB DDR3 ram, 3x3TB data, 1x3TB parity and a 120GB SSD for cache. I run a number of dockers, mainly Plex is the biggie, no VMs. I also run an IntelNUC Celeron on Ubuntu for home automation, this is also up 24/7 and runs lots of Dockers like Home-Assistant, Node-REd, Mosquitto, MariaDB etc. The reason I moved all that stuff to an NUC instead of keeping it in UnRaid was because of Parity checks taking it down which wasn't a good WAF. I'm pretty happy with the setup. I do see plex spiking the CPU, but I mainly just don't like having two places to maintain dockers and the NUC won't run Plex very well. I also need to Update my Router (a Linksys e4200....old!). So I started thinking I could upgrade my UnRaid server, run Proxmox, Virtualize Unraid as a guest and also run my dockers in another VM and even PFSense in another. This would require me to rebuild, get a Fractal Node 8, new MB, new CPU, probably another 8GB ram and a new NIC card. I'm hoping that would be all. What do you guys/gals think of this approach? Would you do it? Is it a big no-no bringing it all together into one. Any alternatives or suggestions? I'm thinking of building it slowly over a few months, so could look out for eBay deals, I'm not after blazing, just enough+. Thanks for any thoughts on the matter. Christian
  15. Hey all, I’ve been a happy UnRaid user for about 5 years now. I was thinking of upgrading my machine to an i5 for helping Plex with transcoding, but that got me thinking: CURRENT BUILD intel pentium G3420 3.2ghz ASUS H81I-Plus 1x8Gb RAM Sata card 4x3Tb WD Greens 120GB Kingston SSD 300w ST30SF Bronze PSU LianLi q25b case What are my upgrade options for getting something powerful enough to run steam? I only have a Retropie for games, not really interested in most console games (Switch is another matter), so steams indie games appeal. I thought I had two pcie ports, but looks like only one, so I’d at least be looking at motherboard+cpu+gpu. Case looks like it supports 2 cards, not sure if I’d have to update psu. At that point should I look at a new build? Was thinking of streaming over Ethernet to RetroPie as my machine is under the stairs. I’m well out of my depths with this one so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Christian
  16. That is very helpful, thank you for taking the time to reply so thoroughly. I’ll look out for an i5 I think, unless an i7 pops up that’s a steal. Regards Christian Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  17. To revive an old thread... ive been running this setup for a few years now. I have offloaded a lot of home automation services to a different device, but still use this for Plex, which I think could do with a bit of help with transcoding. CURRENT BUILD intel pentium G3420 3.2ghz ASUS H81I-Plus 1x8Gb RAM Sata card 4x3Tb WD Greens 120GB Kingston SSD 300w ST30SF Bronze PSU RAM never really goes above 30% CPU is both cores 100% when transcoding. Can I get away with an i5 or even i7 (socket 1150) with this build/psu? My alternative would probably be to leave this alone and upgrade my docker server to an i5 NUC. thanks for any new advice.
  18. Hey All. I have a few dockers/VMss that require access to the same USB hardware. If I unplug the device (for part of it's functionality), when I plug it in again it's at a different port. This also seems to happen when switching dockers, but I haven't confirmed that yet. So what I'd like to do is have unraid find the device and link it too /dev/myUSB or something like that, so even if it updates the containers/VMs will still be pointing at the correct hardware. Possible in UnRaid? This is usually done with udev, but I don't think it's possible that way. Thanks Christian
  19. Thanks, that worked! Can we now bind an integrated gpu to a VM yet?
  20. I'm trying to install either Ubuntu or Debian server, can't get past this screen, any advice? Here is the XML: <domain type='kvm'> <name>Ubuntu</name> <uuid>70152094-9d5e-b809-38b8-e1aa103cd8dc</uuid> <metadata> <vmtemplate xmlns="unraid" name="Ubuntu" icon="ubuntu.png" os="ubuntu"/> </metadata> <memory unit='KiB'>1048576</memory> <currentMemory unit='KiB'>1048576</currentMemory> <memoryBacking> <nosharepages/> </memoryBacking> <vcpu placement='static'>1</vcpu> <cputune> <vcpupin vcpu='0' cpuset='0'/> </cputune> <os> <type arch='x86_64' machine='pc-q35-2.5'>hvm</type> <loader readonly='yes' type='pflash'>/usr/share/qemu/ovmf-x64/OVMF_CODE-pure-efi.fd</loader> <nvram>/etc/libvirt/qemu/nvram/70152094-9d5e-b809-38b8-e1aa103cd8dc_VARS-pure-efi.fd</nvram> </os> <features> <acpi/> <apic/> </features> <cpu mode='host-passthrough'> <topology sockets='1' cores='1' threads='1'/> </cpu> <clock offset='utc'> <timer name='rtc' tickpolicy='catchup'/> <timer name='pit' tickpolicy='delay'/> <timer name='hpet' present='no'/> </clock> <on_poweroff>destroy</on_poweroff> <on_reboot>restart</on_reboot> <on_crash>restart</on_crash> <devices> <emulator>/usr/local/sbin/qemu</emulator> <disk type='file' device='cdrom'> <driver name='qemu' type='raw'/> <source file='/mnt/user/VM/ubuntu-12.04.5-server-i386.iso'/> <target dev='hda' bus='sata'/> <readonly/> <boot order='2'/> <address type='drive' controller='0' bus='0' target='0' unit='0'/> </disk> <controller type='usb' index='0' model='ich9-ehci1'> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x07' function='0x7'/> </controller> <controller type='usb' index='0' model='ich9-uhci1'> <master startport='0'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x07' function='0x0' multifunction='on'/> </controller> <controller type='usb' index='0' model='ich9-uhci2'> <master startport='2'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x07' function='0x1'/> </controller> <controller type='usb' index='0' model='ich9-uhci3'> <master startport='4'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x07' function='0x2'/> </controller> <controller type='sata' index='0'> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x1f' function='0x2'/> </controller> <controller type='pci' index='0' model='pcie-root'/> <controller type='pci' index='1' model='dmi-to-pci-bridge'> <model name='i82801b11-bridge'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x1e' function='0x0'/> </controller> <controller type='pci' index='2' model='pci-bridge'> <model name='pci-bridge'/> <target chassisNr='2'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x01' slot='0x01' function='0x0'/> </controller> <controller type='virtio-serial' index='0'> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x02' slot='0x02' function='0x0'/> </controller> <interface type='bridge'> <mac address='52:54:00:04:14:96'/> <source bridge='br0'/> <model type='virtio'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x02' slot='0x01' function='0x0'/> </interface> <serial type='pty'> <target port='0'/> </serial> <console type='pty'> <target type='serial' port='0'/> </console> <channel type='unix'> <source mode='connect'/> <target type='virtio' name='org.qemu.guest_agent.0'/> <address type='virtio-serial' controller='0' bus='0' port='1'/> </channel> <input type='tablet' bus='usb'/> <input type='mouse' bus='ps2'/> <input type='keyboard' bus='ps2'/> <graphics type='vnc' port='-1' autoport='yes' websocket='-1' listen='' keymap='en-us'> <listen type='address' address=''/> </graphics> <video> <model type='qxl' ram='65536' vram='65536' vgamem='16384' heads='1'/> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x01' function='0x0'/> </video> <memballoon model='virtio'> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x02' slot='0x03' function='0x0'/> </memballoon> </devices> </domain>
  21. Hey all, I have a small build based off MiniITX that I've got an OSX VM installed on to offload some of the more RAM intensive stuff I do that my ageing MacbookPro can't handle anymore the poor thing. I currently VNC into this, but it's not ideal. What I'd like to do is hook up a Monitor and Input Devices and use it as a proper desktop, problem is I don't have enough room for a Graphics Card. So here is my current build: Lian Li PC-Q25B Asus H81I-PLUS Motherboard Intel Pentium G3420 Dual Core CPU Syba SATA III 4 Port PCI-e x1 Controller SilverStone SST-ST30SF HyperX FURY Series 8GB Ideally I'd like the least amount of money spent and time swapping out, but only if it's the best solution. So I have 8 SATA Ports with the current setup, to get that I'd have to go to a server grade M-ITX board (good solution), which would free up the PCI port for graphics card. Other option is to get a Node804 chassis, M-ATX motherboard, probably new CPU, probably new PSU, which is starting to look like a totally new build. Any other options or suggestions? Thanks Christian P.s. Is anyone currently using a OSX VM as a main machine? What do you think...
  22. Have a look at OpenHab. Also if you go ZWave you don't need a separate hub, you can just use a USB transmitter/receiver in your UnRaid machine.
  23. Ahh so in the XML it was trying to use core 1 & 2? I only have a 2 core Pentium, so have cores 0 & 1... I'm at work at the minute so can't get access through the VNC port, but I've updated that and will check it out tonight. Thanks Christian
  24. Hi. I've been following your guide up to stage 4.4 and I'm getting an error: "Unable to write to '/sys/fs/cgroup/cpuset/machine/OSX-El-Capitan-10.11-VNC.libvirt-qemu/vcpu1/cpuset.cpus': Numerical result out of range" Here are my files I have: /mnt/cache/VM/Install_OS_X_10.11_El_Capitan.iso /mnt/cache/VM/ElCapitan.img /mnt/cache/VM/enoch_rev2795_boot Here is my XML Running on Intel Pentium. Anyone have any ideas of how I can progress? Thanks Christian