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  1. Hi there, Okay, so came here due to the latest update killing my OpenVPN server (rolled back to linuxserver/openvpn-as:2.6.1-ls11 as per earlier posts), and got it working again. However, a quick check of the syslog shows: connect() to unix:/var/tmp/openvpn-as.sock failed (111: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream, client Restarted docker, still persists... Any suggestions? Cheers, Xav.
  2. Basically to run multiple VMs, and for dedicating cores to using Davinci Resolve.
  3. Thanks - to be honest, I only had 4 SATA drives. I'm reading your experience with interest though as my new case has a lot more room for easy expansion and I will have to go to SATA or SAS cards to boost port density. That may make future upgrades of HW a bit more complex. Did you eliminate the cables with the new SAS card as the issue? With the drive spitting out errors, was it failing before you started upgrading? Can you just use the same SATA cards to get everything up and running, then swap them over to the SAS ones? Hope you're having a bit more luck! Xav.
  4. Seems about right to me? After the X264 encode using Handbrake, I then did a X265 encode against some 4K footage I had. The complete encode took about 10 minutes, and temps peaked about 72 - even though in the 'sensors' output, it says max of 70. I am not overclocking. I have a Fractal Design S36 cooler. First time using it; didn't change over the thermal paste... Maybe the different chips for temp monitoring? I would have thought it would be consistent across MSI x399 boards though. Xav.
  5. So, for what it is worth - brilliant upgrade experience! Completely new hardware build - I just ensured I had the drives connected to the same SATA ports, booted off the USB key and everything came up exactly as before. Upgraded to 6.6.5; no problems. Very smooth experience, and I'm relieved to access to all my data - intact! - once again. How did you go? Cheers, Xav.
  6. Hmmmm, I just tried that - worked too. Same 'k10temp' entries in drop-down boxes. I then entered 'blah', and it worked - bug in Dynamix? Seems like an initial valid entry and it's happy...<shrug> Xav.
  7. Basically, I wanted to see these values in the status bar (Dynamix plugin) and the output didn't indicate which was the MB Temp and which was CPU Temp....read on... Okay, this is strange - when I went to the settings page in Dynamix temp, clicking 'Detect' didn't do anything, and I couldn't select anything from the drop down boxes. After reading the above, I went back to that page, pasted in 'nct7802' and now I can select options! What was stranger is that initially it had the rather cryptic 'k10temp - tDie' as an option. After clicking save, it now shows 'k10temp - CPU Temp' and 'k10temp - MB Temp' respectively. Running the 'sensors' command also shows something a bit more meaningful: sensors k10temp-pci-00c3 Adapter: PCI adapter CPU Temp: +34.5°C (high = +70.0°C) Tctl: +61.5°C k10temp-pci-00cb Adapter: PCI adapter MB Temp: +32.5°C (high = +70.0°C) Tctl: +59.5°C So - on one MSI board, 'Detection' works, but on mine, I had to manually enter it. Seems about right too - I did a quick encode using Handbrake (taking system load across 16 cores to about 36%) and the temp jumped within expectations - about 52 ish degrees. Seems like this is working for me now. +1 to @mikeyosm - that nct7802 seemed to do the trick! Cheers, Xav.
  8. Also just built an unRaid setup on TR (MSI SLI Plus X399, 2950X) and I can't get any meaningful temperature readings out. sensors -u k10temp-pci-00c3 Adapter: PCI adapter Tdie: temp1_input: 32.750 temp1_max: 70.000 Tctl: temp2_input: 59.750 k10temp-pci-00cb Adapter: PCI adapter Tdie: temp1_input: 30.625 temp1_max: 70.000 Tctl: temp2_input: 57.625 That's about it from the command line. Ideally, the Dynamix plugin will get updated. There's a few posts about the Nuovoton (???) IO chip... Think my temps are fine, but would be good to be able to monitor them, especially when I start to load up the system... Xav.
  9. I'm migrating from an old (i7-2700k) based system to a new TR2 2950X build also this week. I have very laughable 4TB of drives to shift, but preserving the data is my number one mission too. I'm also hoping for an easy-going hardware swap out. Will let you know how it goes! Cheers, Xav.
  10. Alrighty, Should have new ordered parts arriving tomorrow. After a bit of consideration, I am holding off on the GPU - instead throwing in an old (hopefully working!) Radeon 5870 I never really used just to get unRaid up and running again, and transfer my old array drives. If that goes well, I'll then progress the GPU option a new (Lots of info out there on Davinci Resolve; still processing...) Only change from above components was to opt for an AIO Fractal S36 cooler. Might give a bit of room in case I upgrade the CPU to say a 2990WX or whatever later down the line. Looking forward to putting this altogether - first new build in ages for me! Cheers, Xav.
  11. Yes, I did look at eBay too - for Australia, local deals don't match up to other markets, with most Ryzen stuff on offer pretty much pegged at retail prices. Yes, I can get one shipped in and probably save but I prefer to purchase closer to home; makes warranty claims easier and less time consuming too! Thanks for the recommendations - The Hyper X modules seem to be a bit cheaper. Also, looks like 1080Ti cards are almost gone. Might put that on the back burner, until issues with the 2080 cards are sorted out. Besides, I need to purchase Davinci Resolve to be able to make use of it for encoding. Also, thinking the MSI X399 SLI Plus is a better option? So, so far I have: CPU - Ryzen TR 2950X MB - MSI X399 SLI Plus Cooler - Cryorig R1 (with TR4 adaptor) - sufficient for this CPU? 32GB RAM (~3200Mhz, brand TBD) GPU - Something cheap and cheerful (2080 future purchase) HDDs - Recycled from previous build SSD - Recycled from previous build PSU - Corsair HX650 (650W) - Recycled from previous build. Will upgrade later if I get more drives/beefy GPU - should be ample for now) Case - Fractal Design Refine R6 - Not massive; good expansion options with room to grow. Think that should about do it...
  12. Nice build! Must have cost a bit, or built up over time? Curious too - what do you use the 2 VM/GPU combos for? 40TB of storage is something I'll probably get to soon - 4K video takes up a bit. My old array is a hodge-podge of old drives totalling....wait for it....4TB! Haha Do you use any HBA cards for the array, or all connected via SATA? My build is getting expensive! Tossing up MB/CPU combo now. The 1920X is only $649 AUD versus $1249 for the 1950x and $1415 for the 2950x. The MSI X399 SLI Plus MB is $389 versus $500ish for the Taichi - main difference being WiFi AC, which I can live without. Hmmmm, decisions, decisions...
  13. Ah, okay then. On that basis I'll probably ditch getting a cheaper, second card straight away. If I encounter problems with VM access, and I need a second one they're cheap enough to add later. What's your TR setup?
  14. Hmmm, okay - does your MB have an in-built GPU? The Taichi doesn't, so assume you need one to boot the system. Need a monitor to at least configure BIOS etc. In your case, I assume your "primary" card shows POST messages etc on boot? What happens when a VM "takes over"? Does it switch outputs? My old MB didn't have support for native hardware passthrough, so this is all new to me; sorry if it seems an obvious question... Xav.
  15. Thank you - that's handy to know. It seems logical that they would make it that way - but just wanted to check there's no risk of it wiping the drives in some reformat operation. Now, just need to pick new hardware! Yes, I was thinking of going off such a list: https://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X399 Taichi/index.us.asp#Memory My old system only had 8GB - which was enough for the odd docker, running Plex (just streaming SD content; backups of DVDs) and occasionally running a Win10 VM. Now, with a view to editing UHD video getting much more memory is on the cards. I'm thinking quantity over raw speed though, perhaps somewhere in the middle. Most MB/CPU reviews seem to use 3200Mhz RAM for benchmarking systems. Main factor in making a decision will be budget though - RAM is so much more expensive than when I got my last system! Based on the list above, the GSkill F4-3200C14D-16GFX (2x8GB) kit seems affordable - 2x of those works out at about $660 AUD. Also leaves a few slots to double that later when RAM becomes a bit more affordable. Thoughts? As for multiple GPUs, I think a single 1080Ti is more than enough for video editing. However, I will need a cheaper one for unRaid itself. Not sure what to get for that. Main criteria is that it is compatible I guess. Ideally, I'd like to continue to use unRaid headless (I just SSHed in or used the web interface). I can add another 1080Ti later I suppose. Cheers, Xav.
  16. Hi there, So my Intel 2700K system from years ago running unRaid finally died (MB failure). I'm looking to migrate to a new build. I've searched here quite a bit but have some questions: Despite a fundamental change in underlying hardware, I should be able to migrate my drives without a problem? Just need to assign them to the same SATA ports etc, correct? Any tips from other who have gone through this? GPU Passthrough seems a bit hit and miss? I am getting into video editing using Davinci Resolve, so access to an NVidia card would be great. Currently I am gravitating towards an ASRock X399 Taichi MB, with the 2950X - not sure which GPU though. 1080Ti? I think I also need to throw in some cheaper card for unRaid video, correct? System will be on 24/7 so stability is important. RAM Recommendations? Thinking 32GB - 3200 something....Trident Z? Priority is preserving the old array data (I'll upgrade the drives later; add more). Thanks in advance! Xav.
  17. Looking at upgrading to an x299 setup - want to passthrough the GPU for video editing (Davinci Resolve) - have you tried a VM and doing this? GPU passthrough, that is. Reading a few other threads, I am not sure if I need something like a 1080 Ti, *AND* another GPU to make it work, such as the one you used. Xav.