boot media

  1. Monkey_Demon

    Boot device: USB or M.2 2280

    Hello, I'm building a NAS drive with a Supermicro X11SSH-F motherboard and trying to decide what to use as the boot device, and I'm asking you for advice. The board can boot off of any one of several possible devices, but the two most likely options are a USB flash drive or a M.2 PCI-E 3.0 x2...
  2. mjk79

    Replacing 8gb USB with 2x 64gb USBs

    Guys, I recently attempted to replace my 8gig usb boot media with 2x 64gb usb sticks. (mirrored) To do this I attached one of the 64gb usb's into a mirrored config, then replaced the 8gb stick with the second 64gb stick. The system boots fine off the new media but it's still showing 7.2gb...
  3. J

    USB Boot Disk?

    I was reading DrKK's "Guide: How much will a proper home FreeNAS setup cost me?" sticky post in this group, and I see that he brought up using a low-profile USB stick as a boot drive? Did I read that correctly...
  4. N

    Boot Drive Question

    Not 100% sure if I'm going to build 9.10 or 11.0, but if it's stable enough, I'll go for 11.0. I'm looking for recommendations for USB drives to use as a mirrored boot drive, and these are the choices that I'm looking at: (Canadian Prices from Local Supplier) SanDisk Ultra Flair 32GB USB 3.0...
  5. A

    Mirrored Boot: One of two USB drives failed - How to replace?

    I have a SuperMicro machine with two Sandisk Ultrafit 32g USB drives as boot devices, mirrored. After installing the latest update, the machine too a very long time to reboot and sent me an email that the boot volume state is degraded: The boot volume state is DEGRADED: One or more devices...
  6. {HD}

    SOLVED 11 HDDs is the limit!

    Solution: Will be written here once I reboot into the HBA Setup Utility to see what the settings were that I changed to make it work. See the other posts, there are a few different solutions. IRC UName: {HD} MOBO: SuperMicro X8DTE-F (with up to date bios and ipmi firmware) Backplane...