We’ve never used these drives but it’s the next thing we’re going to try. Hard drives not recognized. We updated both motherboard bios and RAID controller firmware. Since you’re using this for archival purposes this will be very important. Joined Aug 17, Messages 13 Thanks 0.

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Become creenas Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Starting Adaptec Storage Manager agent Questions on Server Fault are expected to relate to server, networking, or related infrastructure administration within the scope defined by the community. Yes, the FreeNAs version is installed a week ago, 8.

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Adding driver support for Adaptec RAID 6805

Freensa are using RAID to solve the redundancy issue, so get the drives that will meet your performance needs which appear to be minimal and be done with it. Why pay for functionality you don’t want to use I see you said they are set as JBOD, but just try re-initing them again assuming you have no data on them right now.


Hi, quick questions to the pundits: The application can be started by running: I’m going to keep working on it and will post back any progress. As an freenzs test, we took the liberty to simply swap the controller without changing anything else.

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Umcompress the file tar zxvf. What’s new New posts Rreenas resources Latest activity. Lots of reviews on Newegg aren’t all positive so I can’t speak to everyone else’s experience but I’ve used them for over a 1. Saturday, December 29, Submit a new link. You are commenting using your WordPress. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I would use this controller but fear the x1 througput speeds will quickly get saturated with the number of drives I plan to use.

See if you get to see the Adaptec’s pre-boot sequence as to “Bios was not installed!

Submit a new text post. Performance isn’t a huge concern but reliability is as this is designed to be a archive.


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The primary issue with the SAS is speed. Any recommendations on the RAID controller card? We are going to focus this guide on FreeNAS servers with under adapted storage devices and will periodically update the listing.

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If you are unsure what you will need in the future, get a They have onboard RAM that uses additional power. Elshar, thanks for your input too. At STH we test hundreds of hardware combinations each year.