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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Mfusick
I don't have another 8088 cable. But the chassis...

I don't have another 8088 cable. But the chassis only has one input.

I only run one 8088 to it, which in turn only runs from one port on the IBM card. Does that matter?

I'll benchmark a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mfusick
I'm not sure I am sold on the virtual thing... ...

I'm not sure I am sold on the virtual thing... It seems less reliable and more tinkering. I want my HTPC to be an appliance these days. Stability and lack of needing to do much other than play...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Honestly- it took like an hour. It was quick...

Honestly- it took like an hour. It was quick and easy. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,906
Posted By Mfusick
SO MUCH WANT. Those subs are BEAST MODE!

SO MUCH WANT.

Those subs are BEAST MODE!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,308
Posted By Mfusick
Well typically on high end speakers Class D has a...

Well typically on high end speakers Class D has a crappy damping factor and less control.. so you can actually hear that. Especially on the standard class D pro amps.

Something like the CROWN...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 11,318
Posted By Mfusick
Baseball can suck it. Too many games, too...

Baseball can suck it. Too many games, too slow. Too boring.

I'm a huge NFL FAN. I can watch every game and find a reason to cheer or hate one team or another depending on who is playing.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
I have both. Here is some clarification: ...

I have both.

Here is some clarification:

I originally at the beginning of this thread was just looking to make a 12TB media server out of some existing hard drives I already had with data and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
NEXT STEP: Get a few more 3TB data drives...

NEXT STEP:

Get a few more 3TB data drives installed. But I need to go give babies a bath now, it's that time. That's it for now.

Very special thanks to Ajhieb whom was the one that got me...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Bring a couple drives online and get the pool...

Bring a couple drives online and get the pool fired up:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341577&stc=1&d=1414710438


NICE!.


Flexraid now 55.4TB, with free space. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
So let's check it out: YUP Drives are ready...

So let's check it out:

YUP Drives are ready go!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
So I did a little swap-a-roo... I took out...

So I did a little swap-a-roo...

I took out the non PRU (parity drives) from my top row of the NORCO (which is off the motherboard ports) and added some more 4TB Seagates to serve as additional...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
The problem? Check this out: ...

The problem?

Check this out:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/w38jgl28fs86h8e/IMG_8393.MOV?dl=0

OMG!

LOUD FANS!!!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Nice easy button!

Nice
easy button!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Next step was power on the expansion unit: ...

Next step was power on the expansion unit:

power button took me a second to find:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341465&d=1414709021


Once I found it it powered...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
It shows up like this: ...

It shows up like this:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341457&d=1414708925


The two DELL cards show as DELL and the IBM shows as an LSI FALCON
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
When I powered on the main NORCO with the extra...

When I powered on the main NORCO with the extra (3rd) SATA card installed I was greeted with this:

Like usual these cards self install themselves :D

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
So the expansion unit plugs into my existing...

So the expansion unit plugs into my existing server like this:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341425&d=1414708662

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
This new external expansion chassis just plugs...

This new external expansion chassis just plugs into the port I made external for that new IBM card. Then plugs into the wall.

So up next was throw a drive in it and test it out:

I grabbed a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Here is some shots of the expansion unit with the...

Here is some shots of the expansion unit with the top off:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341361&d=1414708247
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
progress: ...

progress:



http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341273&d=1414707897

Above is the card- you can see the two square external SAS ports next to the card labeled (top)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Lol @ the pile of Silverstone HTPC cases.... ...

Lol @ the pile of Silverstone HTPC cases....

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341257&d=1414707740

Here is the third IBM sata card plugged in (with my rats nest of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
So the next step was dig into the piles of hard...

So the next step was dig into the piles of hard drives I've been hording, and get these cards installed into my existing NORCO server:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
So basically like this: ...

So basically like this:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341209&d=1414707518


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341225&d=1414707518


Except...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Then with an external SAS8088 wire you run it to...

Then with an external SAS8088 wire you run it to the expansion unit:

Here is the Expansion UNIT:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341185&d=1414707376
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 136,919
Posted By Mfusick
Basically you just plug in the SATA card to an x8...

Basically you just plug in the SATA card to an x8 PCI express slot, then run a simple SAS8087 wire over to the external card:

LIKE THIS: (but inside the PC)
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