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  1. Unless you can be more specific about the setup it is hard to help more. It will be a whole lot if ifs and perhaps.
  2. Hi wan59 If your motherboard have PCIe slots, one option is to use PCIe extenders. But you my have a hard time finding a case to mount them in. But a mining rig could do the trick. /Alphahelix
  3. Hi all, I hope one of you can help me. I need 3 IP addresses, each on their own subnet, for one NIC. I have tried to give an example below: eth0 -> 192.168.1.x/24 eth1 -> 192.168.1.x/24 eth1:1 -> 192.168.3.x/24 eth1:2 -> 192.168.5.x/24 eth2 -> passthrough to pfSense eth3 -> passthrough to pfSense I have tried to look in the forums but I could not find a guide, I did find some threads, but I did not find a how-to. I then tried to look for a solution on the big bad internet. I tried to follow a guide to alter the /boot/config/network.cfg. Again no luck. Does someone out here know of a way to accomplish this? I am running unRAID 6.9.0 beta 30 Thanks in advance /Alphahelix
  4. Hi all, I don't know if this is the right place, otherwise feel free to move the thread to the right place. I have for some days tried to get a 10GBe connection between my 2 unRAID servers. I have a "Chelsio Communications Inc T320 10GbE Dual Port Adapter" in each system. I just plugged in a DAC-cable and configured the IP for static. but nooooo that would be to easy, and it was. I found out that you MUST use the first port on this particualr NIC to get it to work!. The more you know. This is in hope others experience similar issues. Just trying to keep the grey hairs at bay for my fellow un-raiders. /Alphahelix
  5. Hi all, Anyone knows if this still works in 6.8.3, before I wreck my system? /Alphahelix
  6. A long shot... if changes was made to "dirty" memory, and there is a lot of unwritten cache, could that be the reason why the system can't free up enough memory to start the VM? I know I asked it as a question. The reason is I am not 100% sure myself, how the system would react to this situation. But it is a possibility, I think. /Alphahelix
  7. Hi All, First I hope this is the right forum, otherwise please move. TLDR: My server looks like the hunchback from Notre Dame... Well I have over some years build a Supermicro server and I have not been kind. For those interested here is a part list. Case: Supermicro SC846 M/B: X9DRI-LN4F+ CPU: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2630L v2 (2.4GHz) RAM: 24x16GB = 384GB HDD: total of 23 (one with a broken connector fixed by soldering an extansion cable directly to the PCB) SSD: 8x256GB = 1TB (RAID 10) Slot1: Asus HYPER M.2 X16 CARD with 4x256GB NVMe Slot2: ASMedia ASM1142 USB 3.1 Slot3: GPU blocked Slot4: Nvidia GTX 1660 Super Slot5: Nvidia GTX 1030 Slot6: LSI MegaRAID SAS 2008 Slot7: USB from motherboard to external connector Now the observant reader will notice that my GTX 1030 is not blocking a slot. But that is not all. This case does not have PCIe connectors, nor does it have designated space fro 8x SSD. I solved the PCIe problem with help from ebay where I found some M/B CPU splitters and CPU->PCIe converter. 2 of each and I can now have 2 Graphic cards installed. But the GTX 1030 is NOT directly inserted in the PCIe slot. Again with help from ebay I found a PCIe x16 extender and two in serial I am now able to have it inside the case on top of the CPU shroud. Last, the configuration of the M/B results in that there are 2 USB2 cntrollers onboard. 1 controls all the external connectors, 1 controls the DOM port and the BMC (the IPMI mouse and keyboard). Since I want a VM with USB access, it will make most sense to pass through the USB controller that controls the external ports. But that makes it impossible to attach a keyboard for console use, as the internal DOM port is used for the unRAID key. So a I found a small USB hub and extended two of the ports via a bracket in Slot7. Now I can have both mouse and keyboard and still boot from the USB key. If you wonder how his looks here is a picture, and I admit it is not pretty. And now back to the title, after this, my server name is now Qausimodo. /Alphahelix
  8. Hi, It depends on what services you run (like dockers). Personally I have 14 disks incl. 2 parity. I like to invoke the turbo write manually. and let unRAID deal with the normal operation as it sees fit. But a suggestion without any knowledge about anything, would be 2/3 with a polling time of 30s but this is nothing more than a shot i the dark. /Alphahelix
  9. I had an experience a few years back, where my unraid would spontanious restart or just power off. Not soft shutdown, but the pull the plug off. it tunred out to be a bad power supply unit. I do not know if it is the same in your case, but if you have a spare somewhere, I would try to replace it. You never know.
  10. As @trurl said, it is most likely a bad connection, try to replace the signal cable (SATA/SAS).
  11. Try to enter boot menu in bios during bootup (F12 on some systems) and manual select the USB , I have to do this everytime. if I set BIOS to boot directly automatically on the very same USB it stalls during the first bootloader. Try to see if this works for you.
  12. Hi all, I have compiled a list of selected disks showing the actual cost a year at 24h usage. I know these numbers are not realistic, but it is worst case scenario. I also find it easier to compare disk price taking into account watt usage and expected life time. I was kind of surprised to find out that if you do not like to shuck disks out of cases, the 16tb Exos disk is the cheapest according to price (incl watt price) / tb / expected life span I have attached a picture for quick reference, and an excel file for everyone to enter their local prices for disks and kwh. I have found the power usage from Seagate site. I hope you can use my primitive excel file. /Alphahelix. harddrive.xlsx
  13. Hi Rix, First, I hope you are ok and that you are safe. I has also been in the front line during the SARS-CoV-2 virus "outbreak", so I can relate to your situation. Maybe another can help in Rix' absence? My issue is I have 2 DVD-drives and 1 BluRay-drive and I am trying to rip my old DVD collection. I have trawled through this thread and saw I need to have a separate container for each drive. It works like a charm with only 1 drive but when I add another drive (and container) it doesn't seem to work for drive 2. My settings are as follows (for my second drive): Name: Ripper1 Extra Parameters: --device=/dev/sr1:/dev/sr0 Optical Drive: /dev/sr1 Output Dir: /mnt/user/rips/ripper1/ Config Dir: /mnt/user/appdata/ripper1 I have tried to make sure that everything gets its own directory, but I still cannot get it to work. Have I made an error somewhere? /Alphahelix
  14. Hi all, I hope someone can help me. I get the error: "failed to load ldlinux.c32" when booting. The strange thing is, it is located on the usb under syslinux. it is a fresh USB install (made on windows using limetechs sub program. I have copied the "Pro.key" into the config folder. It booted the very first time, then this error. Does anyone have an idea of what I can do to fix this? /Alphahelix
  15. Hi all, I hope you can help me with telegraf, I cant seem to get it to get metrics from my eth0 or eth1 or br0. I followed the guide provided by atribe, yet not metrics is to be found I don't even have a header that could look like network statistics. I have mem, CPU, disk, docker etc but nothing about network. Funny thing... I can get the docker network usage, but I think it is snatched from the docker sub-system. /Alphahelix