Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1234
Results 49 to 56 of 56

Thread: Choosing a NAS?

  1. #49
    Fried Chip Extremist alsenior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Stafford
    Posts
    2,948
    Thanks
    102
    Thanked
    191 times in 145 posts
    • alsenior's system
      • Motherboard:
      • DFI Lanparty Jr x58-T3H6
      • CPU:
      • Core i7 920
      • Memory:
      • 6 x 2GB ocz Gold
      • Storage:
      • 1 TB Samsung F3
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 1gb 4890 vapor-x xfire
      • PSU:
      • xfx 850W
      • Case:
      • Lian-li Pc7
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 2208WFP
      • Internet:
      • 30mb Virgin media

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    thats nuts. How can a 3 drive RAID 5 array get rates like that!

    What switch are you using?
    nothing special. i just have gobs of cpu and ram to throw at it.

    i used

    Code:
    mdadm --create /dev/md1 --level=5 --raid-devices=3 /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc1
    i didnt even use the metadata flags or block size flags. everything is more of less defualt.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
    Beginners guide to raid Beginners guide to raid post edition Hexus.Social - FAQ

  2. #50
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    4,580
    Thanks
    145
    Thanked
    309 times in 247 posts
    • badass's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P8Z77-m pro
      • CPU:
      • Core i5 3570K
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 850 EVO, 2TB WD Green
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon RX 580
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520W
      • Case:
      • Silverstone SG02-F
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Del U2311, LG226WTQ
      • Internet:
      • 80/20 FTTC

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    The mirror only shows as degraded after I've rebooted the VM.
    You can only use the CLI to recover anything ZFS related. That then puts the GUI out of sync with what is actually happening.

    What a waste of time....
    Nexentastor 3.0.5 is out now but I can't be bothered to test it based on previous experience.
    "In a perfect world... spammers would get caught, go to jail, and share a cell with many men who have enlarged their penises, taken Viagra and are looking for a new relationship."

  3. #51
    Splash
    Guest

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    If I'm honest I'm considering a second microserver since I have a backdated payrise coming at the end of the month (27th), so I might do some further testing with Nexentastor: I'd really much rather have my VMs sitting on ZFS and might be tempted to have the current Microserver sat as second tier backup with the Samsung Ecogreen disks, and a new Microserver stuffed with WD Black Editions. I'm not exactly filled with confidence that FreeNAS will have fixed their messy iSCSI target setup in their gold release, but I *could* yet be tempted back to Nexenta if the disk dropouts have been fixed in 3.0.5.

    We'll see, I guess.

  4. #52
    <<== UT3 Player spoon_'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,067
    Thanks
    113
    Thanked
    139 times in 131 posts

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    thats nuts. How can a 3 drive RAID 5 array get rates like that!

    What switch are you using?
    Are they tests done over the network trough? Run hdparm on your QNAP and compare...

  5. #53
    Administrator Moby-Dick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    There's no place like ::1 (IPv6 version)
    Posts
    10,662
    Thanks
    53
    Thanked
    383 times in 313 posts

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    Quote Originally Posted by badass View Post
    I must be glutton for punishment. I'm downloading Freenas 8.0 release right now
    That supports ZFS I believe - wonder if you'll have the same challenges with it.

    of course it could just be a layer 8 issue and Nexenta is actually quite stable
    my Virtualisation Blog http://jfvi.co.uk Virtualisation Podcast http://vsoup.net

  6. #54
    Splash
    Guest

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moby-Dick View Post
    That supports ZFS I believe - wonder if you'll have the same challenges with it.

    of course it could just be a layer 8 issue and Nexenta is actually quite stable
    ZFS is the default storage used for FreeNAS 8

  7. #55
    mush-mushroom b0redom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Middlesex
    Posts
    3,284
    Thanks
    139
    Thanked
    333 times in 258 posts
    • b0redom's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Some iMac thingy
      • CPU:
      • 3.4Ghz Quad Core i7
      • Memory:
      • 24GB
      • Storage:
      • 3TB Fusion Drive
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nViidia GTX 680MX
      • PSU:
      • Some iMac thingy
      • Case:
      • Late 2012 pointlessly thin iMac enclosure
      • Operating System:
      • OSX 10.8 / Win 7 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 2713H
      • Internet:
      • Be+

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    To be fair, I have *never* had a problem with ZFS. I have had problems with Linux RAID however. I am currently running Solaris 10 on Intel, however, so maybe that's why.

  8. #56
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    4,580
    Thanks
    145
    Thanked
    309 times in 247 posts
    • badass's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P8Z77-m pro
      • CPU:
      • Core i5 3570K
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 850 EVO, 2TB WD Green
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon RX 580
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520W
      • Case:
      • Silverstone SG02-F
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Del U2311, LG226WTQ
      • Internet:
      • 80/20 FTTC

    Re: Choosing a NAS?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moby-Dick View Post
    of course it could just be a layer 8 issue and Nexenta is actually quite stable
    It could be but then again I'm not the only one having all of the same problems

    I've been testing WS2008R2 software RAID and the MS iSCSI client v3.3 and it's been rock solid but performance is pretty poor. Windows relies on the hardware for any sort of speedup.

    removing/adding disks on the fly is picked up fine, although I'ts required manual intervention to trigger the rebuild of degraded arrays.
    "In a perfect world... spammers would get caught, go to jail, and share a cell with many men who have enlarged their penises, taken Viagra and are looking for a new relationship."

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. How to set up my home network & what NAS to get...??
    By cocksy_boy in forum Networking and Broadband
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 07-09-2010, 07:37 PM
  2. Cheap NAS
    By jamiesalter in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-02-2009, 10:04 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •