If you install the ESXi 5. Sorry for necro-posting but I figured someone else might run across this thread later. If this command fails, unzip the file and try running the same command. Step 4, Where is the scp utility? Feb 14, Messages: Your name or email address:

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Already have an account? You would gain some capacity over your raid10 with a small performance hit, but it’s a trade off that, for run of the mill stuff, would be worth it imo I only ever use HW based raid when there is some obvious arefa limitation that requires disk control be handed off to something more able.

Jan 4, Messages: Any idea why this might be happening? Discussion in ‘ Virtualized Computing ‘ started by afterlife esxu, Oct 23, I would like to increase capacity and hope to also increase performance. Sign in Already have an account?

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I thought that one of the main advantages of going this route is that ZFS used RAM as cache but I’m learning that there are many, many buts and ifs attached to this advantage. I think step 2 can be skipped, the shell is already enable. If you have a older driver, please remove it from ESXi terminal. Hi Guys, Long time lurker first time poster: Oct 23, 1. Oct 24, 3. Run this command to install drivers arecca the offline bundle this requires an absolute path:. Share this post Link to post.


I have it running with sync off now while I copy the 8TB of data from the old server. Repurposing an Areca ix for DAS. Oct 25, 4.

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No, create an account now. I can get the PCIe device ‘passed thru’ as it were and I can see it in Linux Debian x64 but -and heres the kicker- I can’t see my array! There is a ESXi 5.

We use cookies for advertising, social media and analytics purposes. If this command fails, unzip the file and try running the same command. My initial plan was to pass the LSI through to freenas or something then share the storage back to esxi via nfs or isci.

Please copy the vib to ESXi server with scp utility. Yes, my password is: Intel Architecture Day.

I doubt I would use it for my desktop. Using the Datastore Browser, upload the offline-bundle. Feedback Please rate this article. If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies.


Enter the host into maintenance mode. Your name or email address: If you use a couple of mirrored SSD’s for your Datastore, that would be the simpler option.

Use localcli instead of esxcli if the hostd is not responding.