Samsung consumer drives suck at sustained synchronous write workloads. It keeps things simple and there’s a whole lot less troubleshooting required should it need it. Feedback Please rate this article. I’ve got a setup with a mirror this way. Discussion in ‘ Virtualized Computing ‘ started by afterlife , Oct 23,

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Intel Architecture Day. I’ve got a setup with a mirror this way. I thought that one of the main advantages of going this route is that ZFS used RAM as cache but I’m learning that there are many, many buts and ifs attached to this advantage.

No, create an account now. Run this command to verify the vib installed: Then you’ll have access to the volumes on the areca card. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Copy To Clipboard copy external link to clipboard arecq

Any thoughts or recommendations? The issue I’m running into now is, I think, related to sync writes. I can get the PCIe device ‘passed thru’ as it were and I can see it in Linux Debian x64 but -and heres the kicker- I can’t see my array!


This article helped but additional information was required to resolve my issue. No, create an account now. Repurposing an Areca ix for DAS. Do you already have an account? Do you already have an account? Sorry for necro-posting but I figured someone else might run across this thread later. Oct 23, 2.

You can also add the –no-sig-check option to the command, that’d get around a driver being unsigned.

Areca HW Raid vs vt-d for ESXi

If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. Also, unless you want or need all the bells and whistles that a full blown NAS gives you, I would just go the ZoL route and use whatever your favourite distro happens to be.

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Installing the CIM provider for Areca hardware RAID controllers ()

You need to enable security on this component, as it could expose confidential information see Allowing User Impersonation. Once that finishes I’ll try and figure out why it’s so slow with sync on. The only thing zfs will do is storage for Esxi. There is a ESXi 5. I would like to increase capacity sexi hope to also increase performance. Mar 23, Total Views: Nov 10, Messages: Your name or email address: Feb 14, Messages: I would say for the most part, unless you are doing something that needs crazy high performance, that you stick your 8 WD’s in a Raidz2.


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