[nycbug-talk] Home storage server build

Jonathan jonathan at kc8onw.net
Tue Mar 13 11:05:58 EDT 2012

On 3/4/2012 9:07 PM, Jonathan wrote:
> After having 2 drives fail within hours of each other and losing yet
> another stick of RAM in my current 6 year old FreeBSD ZFS storage server
> I'm looking at building a new one next week.  If people are interested
> I'll try to keep the list up to date on what I find.

For the record I got:
2x Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB)  [16GB total]
Intel Xeon E3-1230

For the most part it's working great but there is some instability
(drive timeouts and losses) with the mpt SAS controller.  That started
before I updated the hardware though and I think it's a regression in


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