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  1. you could get an external esata enclosure, assuming you have esata that supports multipliers. Otherwise could go with a usb. You should be able to find an enclosures for 4 or 5 drives in a reasonable price range.
  2. This is the way things should happen, this should NOT be changed. If you want to cancel it, then login and cancel it... to your own detriment.
  3. Does anyone know a way I can get this container to always start jobs as a specific niceness, like 19? I should note that under advanced on a specific backup job I've tried setting to idle or lowest, but when the job kicks off, its always at 0
  4. anyone getting the option to upgrade to 21? Mine is at 20.0.7 and showing no updates available. I tried beta, but that only offered 20.0.8 RC...
  5. buy a UPS, save yourself these sort of headaches
  6. I do something similar, I have a Dell r210 ii box that is, I run a vm on an unraid box all the time on an i3-8300 and only boot up the dell box to fail over traffic when I need to work on the unraid machine. this works fine, its alittle tricky for VIP assignments depending on how your ISP handles WAN assignments. CARP will want 3 IP's, one for each physical, one for the VIP... so you'll have to contend with this. You probably don't need to worry about state sync either, or you can... but it's kinda a pain since it will throw a bunch of warnings when it cant reach the box that is off...I just turn it on when i boot the other box up, give it a minute and then fail over. Also, AES-NI is nice and all, for encryption... if you are doing a bunch of this (like vpn) then worry about this... if you are not doing alot of encryption, then don't worry about it. pfsense dropped the aesni requirement for newer versions, even if they put it back in later, just switch to opnsense.
  7. my guess would be that the two logical SMT cores for a real core are both ~50%, but since they share a single real core... that real core is actually at 100%
  8. I'd say grab a 8TB or so USB drive, use it for backups now and in the future.... runs about $150. Remember, redundancy is not backups. This will give you some margin for error if something goes wrong in your process and provide you with a place to run backups in the future.
  9. yeah, I know its 4 port, thats why I said I like it but its only supports 4 drives. I appreciate the help, but if anyone has any knowledge of a really samll lsi controller, please let me know. I'm not changing the ITX case for a few additional 2.5" drives :)
  10. I looked quickly, but dont see if nested virtualization is turned on by default with unraid. In theory you could unload and reload the kvm module with nested support. The term you need to search for is "nested virtualization" though, maybe it will help you find what you need. be aware, the only times I've played with it, it runs pretty slow...
  11. did you install on 2.6? if not, reinstall on 2.6
  12. bad blocks seem high to me, unless I'm reading it wrong, for a drive thats been on less than 2 weeks. Hows the cable? new? I ask because cables are often overlooked and cause alot of issues if bad/damaged.
  13. set your machine type to q35-2.6, its due to old qemu drivers in pfsense.
  14. does anyone know of a very small lsi controller that will support 8 sata drives? I found the IBM 9211-4i ones on ebay, they look awesome, but only support 4 drives (https://www.ebay.com/itm/IBM-H1110-81Y4494-9211-4i-FW-LSI-9211-8i-P20-IT-Mode-for-ZFS-FreeNAS-unRAID/224011559187?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160811114145%26meid%3D7d7010ad5e704b9cba023414e6d02868%26pid%3D100667%26rk%3D8%26rkt%3D8%26mehot%3Dlo%26sd%3D303521684314%26itm%3D224011559187%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2334524%26brand%3DIBM&_trksid=p2334524.c100667.m2042) I need it as small as possible as I'll be using it on a M.2 GPU riser board and it's in a very small ITX case. I'm open to chipsets other than LSI, but no asmedia/jmicron/si junk
  15. also updated from 6.8.2 -> 6.8.3 with no issues