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  1. Hello all, I Used the Noctua fans without the cages, I also did not splice the fans but ran them to the main board for speed control.
  2. Hello, glad to hear you got started!! Link looks good same as I bought.. I just used slightly larger screws and “tapped” the HD enclosure fan mount holes for a tight fit.. Ask away I’ll answer as fast as I can... To Gary’s point the PC-80b was the case I was originally looking for... Just be patient and take your time, plan it out before fully zipping everything down. Cheers!!!
  3. Hello, the system is fine, just ensure you keep it dusted, normal maintenance. Running smooth no issues. Thanks good luck with your build.
  4. Thanks, she has been great about the whole thing, but after 12 years she kind of understands I just do... I tell people I ask for forgiveness not really permission... That being said when she came back from Japan in Aug. and saw a new Sony Projector hanging from the ceiling, all I got was a long hooneeey, to which I replied sorry but it was on sale!! Suffice to say its still hanging from the ceiling.. YMMV, CHEERS!
  5. Everything has been trucking along quite well with the server. Nothing really new to report. About 56% utilization of the storage space. I have been playing with WD Gold 10TB Drives on my gaming rig, not as slow as I thought they would be so I will go that route when I reach about 80%. XFS should have been done along time ago on my part. LVNW.
  6. The on board sata ports are not all the same speed, also, off loading the processing needed to move data is better served from the controllers on board processor.
  7. I honestly think it depends on what one is trying to achieve with their build. VM gaming go gaming board, 24/7 server, buy server class hardware. Not the best answer but it is my philosophy.
  8. So there were some issues bringing back up the VM's So I had to rebuild them. Two Windows 10, one runs as a Remote DVR, an Ubuntu instance, Fedora, ReactOS, and an old Windows 7 for testing. The other Win10 Runs my den HTPC, that was the painful one as it runs Kodi and Advanced Emulator Launcher so I had to reinstall and setup all of my games again, 65, plus hundreds of legacy emulated console Roms. I did have a backup of Kodi though so that was a small win. I actually finished last night since my prior post a while ago... On the server side it runs much better with XFS, No longer do I have the ReiserFS, WebUI hangs. In case you are wondering all of VMs and dockers have Pinned Cpu allocations. And I also pass through my front Usb bus and use Msi mode on, so I have no vm sound latency issues. The build so far has paid for itself in WAF, storage, and general nerd fun for myself.
  9. I too have an old 4220 v1 and will fit without issues. You can fit a house in the 4220.
  10. The copy finished this morning. I find the system much faster when browsing the shares. I also added the unassigned drive back, it was used as the swap drive. Tonight after work ill copy back over the VM image and XML then fire up the plugins and dockers. Since my box chews through parity checks I set it to run this morning. Why not... The mirror drive copy process retains parity but thats a lot of data transfered, and although im on a UPS, we did have a brown out. Might as well run the check. Cheers!!
  11. On the "main" tab with the Array started you will see the "FS" header. FS means file system. That will give you your file system info. ReiserFS, XFS, BTRFS. The last drive is 45% done roughly. Once completed Ill add it back as an unassigned drive, then copy back my VM image and fire back up my VMs again.
  12. UPDATE - ReiserFS to XFS conversion started last week, 14 Drives total, 22.9TB total array storage used. (Not too large) I have been showing the SHFS maxed out to 100% CPU usage when SSHed in and looking at TOP the last few weeks. Only way to access is a hard shutdown. Many forum posts suggest converting reiserFS drives to XFS as a possible fix. I think doing that along with changing my auto updates, plugins and Apps, to manual may alleviate the issue. Thanks for the archived fixes, I hope they work for me as I have a very dynamic media server which is always busy doing something. So far rsync has been working great and my speed is phenomenal. 6 drives completed as of now. 8 more to go. Prior to starting, I shutdown all client services that tap/hit the server and also informed the "Boss" she needs to hold off uploading her DSLR Raw pics to her picture share for the time being. All plugins, and dockers have been shutdown and also all VM's; which is making me a bit stir crazy but I did not want to risk anything writing to a drive while the copy is taking place. For those thinking about doing it, I am using the "mirror" method outlined here in the wiki. https://wiki.lime-technology.com/File_System_Conversion#Mirroring_procedure_to_convert_drives Yes, it is a bit convoluted and not so clear, (some missing steps need more detailed explaining, they generally inferred.) just make a spread sheet like I did and match/follow the disk name ie (sdi, sdl, sdo, may vary.) instead of disk numbers as they actually use the same and or change when swapping. Follow a spread sheet and you'll be fine Also, make sure you have "screen" installed and know how to use it. ~Cheat sheet below~ From bash command cd /boot screen -list screen -r (pid#)-0.(servername) ctrl+a d export TERM=linux (maybe needed if you cannot connect back to screen session .) Other than the 100% load from shfs the server has been a great tool. When this conversion is complete I'll update again. Cheers!!