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knew

For future reference, this is the knew server … oh wait, I think it’s this server which is was mounted in the 4U chassis mentioned in this post. It runs a few jails, including Bacula regression testing services. It is now mounted in a SuperChassis 846E16-R1200B This is the previous post for this system. Photos …

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slocum

For reference, the previous post on this server is still available. FYI, this server is named after Joshua Slocum, who was the first person to sail single-handedly around the world. This server was upgraded on Feb 2 2019. Only the storage persisted. Everything else was upgraded. The latest update was Upgrading an NVMe zpool from …

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x8dtu

This is x8dtu (named after the SuperMicro motherboard). This is the old but new FreshPorts server, which currently running on AWS, not this host. The previous post for this is still available In short: FreeBSD 13.0 booting off a mirrored pair of zfsroot SSDs 4.5TB of mirrored ZFS 196612 MB of RAM (yeah, that’s 196GB …

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stressdisk

This was written a few weeks ago and I just noticed today that it had not been published. Following on from I bought a new nvme drive – or did I?, I ran stressdisk on it. [dvl@test ~]$ sudo gpart add -a 4k -t freebsd-zfs nvd0 nvd0p1 added [dvl@test ~]$ gpart show nvd0 => 34 …

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I bought a new nvme drive – or did I?

Bought a new NVMe drive. Installed it using cheap PCIe adaptor bought off Amazon. From /var/run/dmesg.boot nvd0: NVMe namespace nvd0: 244198MB (500118192 512 byte sectors) Surprisingly, the device is already partitioned. [dvl@test ~]$ gpart show nvd0 => 34 500118125 nvd0 GPT (238G) 34 500118125 – free – (238G) [dvl@test ~]$ Eh, is is this a …

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Eaton ePDU Auth Algorithm & Crypto Algorithm for SNMPv3 Configuration

I recently acquired an Eaton EMA114-10 PDU. When adding it to LibreNMS, I did not know what Authorization Algorithm or Crypto Algorithm to use when configuring it for SNMPv3. Searching did not find anything. IRC did. dagb on the LibreNMS IRC channel knew what was used for older EATON devices. Turns out, that hasn’t changed. …

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Replacing a failing drive in a ZFS zpool

In this post I will replace a working, but suspect, drive with another drive. No down time. The server is knew. In this post: FreeBSD 12.2 ZFS TOSHIBA MD04ACA500 5TB drive – the suspect drive: da17 TOSHIBA HDWE150 5TB drive – the replacement: da22 None of these drives are under warranty What drives are in …

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