The PERC 6 controllers don't do JBOD mode, so UnRAID won't see the individual disks. They are a pain in that regard. Also, they are RAID controllers. Do you know if the LSI SAS1068 chip supports SAS expanders?
If you can get a cheap MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i or 9240-8i you'll have the staggered spin up. Combine that with SFF8087-SFF8088 backplates and the Intel expander, and you'll be set.
To be brutally honest, I've...
To clear up a couple points:
If the host machine is booted from a USB stick running ESXi, and the VMs running UnRAID are also on USB sticks, what is the SSD for?
As for the expander question, the good thing about the Intel is that...
Quote:Originally Posted by paulerxx Yea but it wouldn't matter as long as they didn't use a crazy amount of bandwidth.
Well according to all these people quoting the TOS. a server is a server is a server, so bandwidth usage is...
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The same would go for anyone who wanted remote access to their own network via SSH or OpenVPN, since those are...
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Does that include all of the interactive menus and such, or just the main title?
For real enthusiasts, DIY still wins hands down. It's not just the feeling of accomplishment, but also the element of customisation. When I build a PC, yes I will be using parts that are available to everyone but not everyone will use...