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  1. Anyone know how to get the serial number? its removed from the info tab in 6.2.3 Running this as a VM
  2. That wasn't a slight at you, but rather me! I was certain i was missing something!
  3. Am I missing something, or am I just blind? I am running DS3617xs DSM 6.2.1-23824 Update 6
  4. - Outcome of the update: N/A Loader version and type: Jun's Loader v1.04b DS918+ DSM version prior update: Fresh Install Using custom modules/ramdisk? No Hardware details: Intel i3-8100, Gigabyte Z370 HD3, Intel lan, 2 X LSI SAS9220-8i HBA in IT mode. 8GB Hyper X DDR4-2666
  5. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    Did you ever figure out what was the root cause? I am running two SAS9211-8i. My cards are on firwmware 20, fyi
  6. Loader version and type: 1.04b DS918+ DSM version in use (including critical update): DSM 6.2.1-23824 Update 4 Using custom modules/ramdisk? If yes which one?: no Hardware details: Intel i3-8100, Gigabyte Z370 HD3, Intel lan, 2 X LSI SAS9220-8i HBA in IT mode. 8GB Hyper X DDR4-2666
  7. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    So, I migrated to 36xx and when I did the hard drive change to allow more drives, it would work, but the second I rebooted, it wanted to migrate. It detected a change to a "new 36xx" Any idea what is going on
  8. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    What Flyride said. Sorry for the delay in responding to your question.
  9. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    So, after playing around for a while, I found the BRTFS file system to be very slow in comparison to EXT4. For example, USB 3.0 transfer speeds almost never broke 100MB/s back to the SHR 2 volume. Keep in mind, this could be important, or not, it was also doing a parity consistency check. So, I nuked everything, and went back to an EXT4. USB 3.0 speeds are between 140-160MB/s. Again, keep in mind, this could be important, or not, it was also doing a parity consistency check at the same time. While I understand there is some benefits going to the newer file system, this
  10. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    Well, I managed an install, with 10 disks so far. Its doing the parity/consistency check right now. I love that now, you have the Raid Resync speed options. Running current loader 104.b, and DS918 I also used the CPU script from the other thread, so that its showing the proper CPU.
  11. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    @flyride Biggest reason is for hardware transcoding via plex. I have several friends and family that utilize plex, and sometimes, transcoding happens. If software or hardware is better, I don't know. That is my biggest reason. I just had a drive die (Crashed actually, the disk is fine, several tests confirm, again, another WD, go figure) so I figured it would be the perfect time to start fresh. This server is at least 6 years old.
  12. viper359

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    Currently running 6.1 on an older server. I have new hardware OTW. I have the following: Intel I3-8100 Coffee Lake GIGABYTE Z370 HD3 8GB Hyper X Fury DDR4 2600Mhz Ram 2 LSI SAS9220-8i cards flashed to IT mode I am currently backing up my SHR array to external drives. I have 13HDD's that I will be formatting and putting into this. I am currently running 12, with SHR1. I want to use 13 with SHR2. Its over 50TB. Can I use 1.04B with the DS918 image from Synology, running the latest DSM, with more than the 4 dri
  13. I have been running Xpenology for so long, I am having a total brain fart. I am going to nuke my array and start over soon. Doing my backups now. However, I can't remember, I am switching to new hardware Do I need onboard graphics or a video card to do the install? I am pretty sure I do to install the loader.
  14. Ok, I have been running an AMD system since 2011 with 11 drives. Due to heat issues of the drives, pushing 50c, i ordered at 16 bay Rosewill case. For the price, it can't be beat. Now, I am at the point I think I am going to upgrade my server completely. But, I have a few questions, and I want to make sure I am not about to make a stupid bonehead move, so getting a few opinions on this, is probably as wise endevour. Like I said, my old system is an AMD A3 low end cpu, 4 gigs ram with an sas9220-8i flashed to IT mode. I have 11 drives of all various sizes, totaling