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  1. T

    Reinstalling freenas without a mirror boot

    So Im kinda new to freenas, but i manged to set up a server for a friend of mine like a year ago, last week he called a guy to solve some issues he was having, because i wasnt in the city at that moment. This guy told him that he should use windows server and formatted the OS drive and installed...
  2. D

    Installing Plugins on new Install

    I have installed a new version of FreeNas. When i try and install a plugin the install Hangs at 50.00% -Multimedia/FFMPEG for the plex media server PlexPass. I saw the 11.2-u2 had problems with VNET causing hangs in Jails. So because it was a new install I downloaded the 11.2U1 iso and...
  3. packinpennies

    Boot Pool after Reinstallation showing errors

    Hi, My system was running stable with the boot pool living on a mirrored set of flash drives. Recently one failed, and the other went to a degraded state and showed errors as well, so I decided to replace the flash drives with an internal SSD. I took a backup of the FreeNAS configuration, and...
  4. I

    FreeNAS USB install freezes BIOS

    I'm stumped. I've been trying to install FreeNAS 11.1-U6 on a USB stick, but something about it always freezes the BIOS on the PC I want to use. The motherboard is an older model: Gigabyte GA-D525TUD Atom board, which has some USB2 ports but no USB3s. I'm aware this freezing can happen with...
  5. S

    Cannot find disk

    Hi Guys, i would like to get some advise. We just bought a Quanta QCT server which preinstalled with Avago Megaraid SAS PCI Express ROMB-QS-3516B. We try to install the server with latest FreeNAS. However, we find that the installer are not able to detect the disk installed to the Raid...
  6. C

    Stick with FreeNAS isnt bootable.

    Hello, when i try to install FreeNAS on my new Homeserver it dont works. When i boot from stick the pc loads the file for 1 second and then it returns back to the boot menu. In the Homeserver are only this USB Stick and Mouse, Keyboard and Monitor. I tryed another Stick too and i tryed with...
  7. eexodus

    Xserve 3,1 installation woes

    When installing FreeNAS 11.1-U4 on the Apple Xserve 3,1 I'm getting the attached error right after boot: ACPI BIOS Error (bug): A valid RSDP was not found (20170728/tbxfroot-369) panic: running without device atpic requires a local APIC After searching online it seems IBM servers sometimes have...
  8. G

    Install to SanDisk Cruzer Fit 64GB

    Good afternoon, I have a FreeNAS test box (Dell PE R730xd) that I currently have booting from a 16GB SanDisk Cruzer Fit. Everything works great on the 16GB flash drive; when I try to install to the 64GB version, though, I get an error that the flash drive (da12) is not accessible and I am able...
  9. fahadshery

    SOLVED How to use Don's Video Transcode Script on Handbrake Jail

    Hi All, Disclaimer: I am a total noob trying out new things. But thank you all for your help and support. I have been studying Don's Video Transcode script for a while and want to try it on my FreeNas. (just because its a power machine to video transcode) Here are the details...
  10. R

    Installationsproblem: mountroot

    Hallo zusammen Ich bin ein FreeNas Anfänger und bin grad etwas planlos bei der Installation. Googel ist nicht grad eine hilfe, es kommen eher zuviele Antworten, aber nix scheint zu passen. Kein wunder beim Begriff "mountroot free nas". Setup: Mainbord: ASROCK EPC612DI RAM: 32GB ECC HDD...
  11. Z

    Probleme bei FreeNAS installation

    Hallöchen, ersma die Hardware: MSI H110M Pro-vd Intel Core i3 6100 8GB dual channel DDR4 RAM (Hersteller weis net) Systemplatte(n) Seagate 250GB oder 500GB 7200.12 (habe beides zur auswahl) Für RAID 5 vorgesehen 3x 3TB WD RED und ne 6 TB für Back up Folgendes Problem: wenn ich von der...
  12. W

    Error upon booting from USB after installation (11.0)

    I had posted on the FreeNAS subreddit, but didn't get much help so I'm here. This was my post, since it's still the same issue I'm dealing with : I've had trouble getting into FreeNAS 11.0 after burning the ISO to a CD, then I installed the CD onto a 16GB USB drive. The USB drive is visible in...
  13. zamana

    Will my current ZFS under Linux be recognized by FreeNAS?

    Hi! Currently my NAS, build from scratch and based on an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, has a ZFS pool with 4 x 4TB disks. After installing FreeNAS, does this ZFS pool will be recognized or I will need to backup, create another ZFS under FreeNAS and rebuild the pool? Thanks. Regards.
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    Installation Woes

    Ok, So a few years back I tried FreeNAS 7 and then FreeNAS 8 to see how it checked out. Back then I had problems with the installer crapping out with MEDIUM SENSE errors on multiple diverse systems, multiple Optical drives, trying servers from ML110 to DL360s all failed and all had problems...
  15. F

    SOLVED System won't reboot or power down after install

    I used to have FreeNAS 9.10.1 installed on this very system, since then only change I've made is upgrade my system firmware. I'm now trying to freshly install 9.10.2-U3 and keep getting stuck at the following screen: I've also tried installing without a network cable and in both UEFI and...
  16. Number1Onion

    MacPro1,1 2006 - 64bit install with 32bit EFI

    Hello, I'm attempting to boot 64bit FreeNAS install on a 2006 MacPro with a 32bit EFI. Anyone have any experience with this? I have tried installing on another machine and then booting and that fails, etc. Would it be possible to install 32bit and then 64bit on separate drives and move the...
  17. B

    Best practice for installing additional Memory

    Hi All, I'm pretty new to FreeNAS and in using NAS in general. My FreeNAS system has been up and running for about a year only. My hardware is pretty modest although I plan to upgrade it gradually. I got an additional 16GB of ECC-RAM for my system to make my total memory to 32gb. However, I'm...
  18. B

    Install Errors Everywhere

    So today I built a PC that I intend to use with some form of NAS software and everywhere seems to recommend FreeNAS. Got it all built and working fine. Then came installing FreeNAS 9.10.2-U2. First try: writing the ISO from the website on my Windows PC using LiLi USB creator (which formats as...
  19. Tony Self

    Hi FreeNAS

    Hi Guys, It looks as though you have another convert, but I am going to need some help to get me up and running. I come from an IT background, but I am now retired and spending my life chilling out on a small island in Thailand. Over recent years I have built various media servers. I started...
  20. S

    Getting Unknown relocation type 3f in PLT error on Installation

    Hi, I am new to this forum. I have used FreeNAS 8.0 in the past. I tried installing FreeNAS 9.10.1-U2 on an old Dell R710 server which has a SAS 6 IR hba card and has 6 SATA drives on the backplane of 2 TB each. It has 12gb DIMM, 2 dual Xeon processor of 2ghz each, 4 Ethernet ports. Server is...
  21. jmvp

    Questions: Install possible on ReadyNAS RN31400?

    I've found dealing with the ReadyNAS 314 device a royal pain ("UnReadyNAS") so when I chanced upon the FreeNAS site I started to wonder if I could install it instead of using the Netgear "RAIDiator OS" (which I now hate). The Netgear device itself looks good and I've got it sitting here, after...
  22. D

    FreeNAS 10 and 9.10 installer reboot problem

    Hi, I have a problem installing FreeNAS on my new machine: 1x Asus Z10PE-D16 WS 2x Intel Xeon E5-2683 v3 2.0Ghz 14Core 1x Crucial DDR4 PC19200/2400MHz ECC Reg CL17 4x8GB 2x LSI MegaRAID SAS 9217-8i The installer hits a point on the load up screen where it just reboots. I've now spent days of...
  23. K

    USB with FreeNAS installation is not bootable

    I followed https://doc.freenas.org/9.3/freenas_install.html#installation-troubleshooting and installed FreeNAS on a USB succesfully. However the USB with the FreeNAS installation doesn't show up as a bootable device on my Macbook(tested it on another Machine, didn't work either). I'm not...
  24. C

    Stripe boot volume (not mirror)

    Hello, and thanks in advance for any input. I have just setup FreeNAS for the first time (very excited to start using this software). I used 2x 32GB SSD's as the boot volume. While installing, I did not see any option to specify how multiple drives get configured for boot. Right now, my...
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