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    Poweredge R710 Migration

    Hello, So i started playing around with FreenNAS about 5 months ago wanting to learn file sharing servers and just server stuff in general. I am a networking/VOIP administrator by trade. So i had a computer collecting dust and installed a cheap 2TB drive in and started playing around with...
  2. ivioo

    R710 + Storage array + a new LSI SAS controller but what model?

    Hello, I have a Dell R710 with the following . . . 2 x CPU Intel Xeon X5670, 2.93Ghz, 12M Cache,Turbo, HT 144GB = 18 x 8GB 1333MHZ RDIMM 8 x 600GB 10,000 RPM SAS 2.5" connected to PERC 6/i SAS RAID Controller 2x4 Connectors, Internal, 256MB Cache I just purchased a 12 bay Storage array...
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    R710 Build- My first NAS

    Hi all. I am looking to build a machine based on a Dell R710 server. I am new to all this and not IT professional. INTENDED USE: Home sharring of files. Photos, video, documents. I would like to locate iTunes music library and backups as well. I would like to start with 4TB of storage and...
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    SOLVED Unable to GPT format the disk "da1": gpart: Input/output error

    I am having some issues with my ESX R710/H200e/MD1200 config. I have passed through the H200e to the VM in ESX. I followed the flashing guide for flashing the H200e to IT mode. (Took 3 computers to finally get the flash successful) When I try to create a volume I get the following error...
  5. horizonbrave

    can I flash the H310 card by using the Dell R710 server itself?

    Hi, I just wonder if it's possible to achieve flashing the H310 LSI RAID card in JBOD/IT mode by placing inside the Dell R710 itself. I read somewhere else the people usually flashes it inside other machines/motherboards (at the moment I don't have other machine where I could install the card)...
  6. horizonbrave

    what cable for a H310 RAID card on a Dell R710?

    Hi, I just ordered on ebay a H310 card for my R710 so that I can flash into IT mode so that I can let freenas play nicely with my drives and overcome the 2TB limitation. I don't have experience at all with backplanes, SAS connection and basic server related hardware.. so I wonder if someone...