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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Testing…

System put together, time for all kind of test, yes it boots and ESXi is also installed, however it acted up after some hardware changes and I needed to re-install it. Testing will concentrate around the use of the LSI 3081 card: raid or just HBA and passthrough for ZFS.

First Part Arrived…

Case arrived this morning. Installed the PSU.

Something Is Cooking…

Some keywords: Xeon 3440, Asus P7F-E, 8GB ECC ram, 19″ case, ZFS storage pool starting at 2TB

Yes, a new server is planned. The parts are ordered, now waiting for delivery.

Why? Several reasons: current hardware does not like the FreeBSD 64b kernel, want to start using ZFS, have need for more storage and start using ESXi for various reasons.

Shopping Spree?…

Have been on some kind of a shopping spree :-) added a 46″ TV, a Mac Mini and last night I bought a 2TB harddisk to extend the storage of my server.