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  1. OzTechGeek

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    Still trying to figure out the SAS controller mapping issue, it's driving me crazy, it seems the "SataPortMap" setting is controlling the SAS address but according to what I have read it's not working how I thought, here is what I get with different settings: SataPortMap=1 :: Loading module mptsas[ 2.221996] sd 31:0:0:0: [sdaf] Assuming drive cache: write through [ 2.224469] sd 31:0:0:0: [sdaf] Assuming drive cache: write through [ 2.225998] sd 31:0:0:0: [sdaf] Assuming drive cache: write through ... [ OK ] SataPortMap=11 :: Loading module mptsas[ 2.101528] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdc
  2. OzTechGeek

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    Have you set “DiskIdxMap=0C00” in grub.cfg? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    DSM 6.2 Loader

    For the last 10 hours I've been struggling with getting any SAS controller (LSI Logic SAS or VMware Paravirtual) to work correctly with ESXI 6.7 and DS3617 1.03b, here is my current VM config: SATA Controller 0 : SATA(0:0) = synoboot.vmdk SATA Controller 1 : SATA(1:0) = Test0.vmdk (Shows in "Stroage Manager as Disk 9) = Correct SATA Controller 1 : SATA(1:3) = Test3.vmdk (Shows in "Stroage Manager as Disk 12) = Correct SCSI Controller 0 : SCSI(0:0) = SAS0.vmdk (Shows in "Stroage Manager as Disk 6) = WRONG Over the last 10 hours I have tried different
  4. OzTechGeek

    DSM 6.2 Loader

    @tdutrieux I have spent the last 10 hours trying to solve the same problem and other issues related to SAS controllers in ESXi 6.7, for the problem you are having add another SATA controller to your VM "SATA Controller 1" then assign your DSM disks to that controller SATA1:0, SATA1:1 etc and remove the "SCSI Controller 0" from the VM. This worked for me, I am now able to add VMDK to SATA1:x and have them in any slot and they will show correctly in DSM in the correct disk slot in "Stroage Manager". SAS Controller are a whole other issue.
  5. So I solved my own problem FYI for anyone having the same issue: Make sure the "synoboot.vmdk" is set to a "Virtual Device Node: SATA controller 0 / SATA (0:0)" Once I did this the "Health Info" tab worked and now I also can see the "S.M.A.R.T Info" tab. Teaches me for building my VMX from scratch
  6. I am migrating over to DSM 6.1 with jun's loader and ESXi 6.5 and passing through a 9211-8i, but I noticed SMART info is not passing through. When I select "Storage Manager - Health Info" I get a "Not Available" message. Nothing shows in "Storage Manager - Logs" either. Strange thing is both "smartctl --info /dev/sdb" and "synodisk --info /dev/sdb" both connect and return the correct information for the 1 disk I'm testing. I did notice in "/var/log/messages" the following error every time I select "Storage Manager - Health Info": DS3615xs synoscgi_SYNO.Storage.CGI.Smart_1_get_health
  7. For ESXi users, does anyone know how to change the Syno Boot VMDK from SATA 0:0 to another port? Wanted to set the boot drive to a different port so that in DSM the data drives show up a Port/Slot 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. Right now disks start at Port/Slot 2. I tried moving the boot VMDK to other SATA ports and even IDE and SCSI 0;0, but the install fails. I might be missing something simple. Thanks for all the hard work and effort from @jun and others on this project
  8. Have Trust Level set to "Any Publisher", Patched 7.1-4152 loads fine, but license count still shows 2 Get these "Warnings" when patching:
  9. Gaendalf, Any chance you could upload 0.6 to mega.nz please? 0.6.1 does not work with 7.1-4152 or 7.2.2-4649. Thanks
  10. I apologize but English is my first and only language Tried a Google translate just in case I missed something, in case uploadduck.com was "code" for something else but I'm unable to download the file from http://uploadduck.com/SJ3 don't know if it's a location issue or if http://uploadduck.com/ no longer exists but is there a mirror available or could it be uploaded to mega.nz please?
  11. Does anyone know how to disable S.M.A.R.T monitoring in XPEonology? I'm running on ESXi 6.0 with RDM disks and the /var/log/message file is filling up with the following: SmartDataRead(108) read value /dev/sda fail disk_temperature_get.c:75 read value /dev/sda fail SmartFirmAndSerialRead(156) AtaSmartFirmAndSerialRead fail I do not need S.M.A.R.T monitoring within DSM since I'm running on an LSI card on ESXi with it's own monitoring. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  12. sancome, open-vm-tools-10.0.0-3000743.tar.gz http://sourceforge.net/projects/open-vm-tools/files/open-vm-tools/stable-10.0.x/open-vm-tools-10.0.0-3000743.tar.gz/download was released on 2015-09-10, would it be possible to get an updated package please? if it is easier, would it be possible to provide step-by-step instructions on compiling open-vm-tools ourselves? Thanks for all your great work.
  13. sancome, open-vm-tools-10.0.0-3000743.tar.gz http://sourceforge.net/projects/open-vm-tools/files/open-vm-tools/stable-10.0.x/open-vm-tools-10.0.0-3000743.tar.gz/download was released on 2015-09-10, would it be possible to get an updated package please? if it is easier, would it be possible to provide step-by-step instructions on compiling open-vm-tools ourselves? Thanks for all your great work.
  14. Does anyone know how to verify via SSH that the correct value for "Advanced LUN allocation unit size" has been set on a volume? I have created 2 volumes on a test ESXi XPEnology install, both volumes are 64GB, I have set one volume to "4KB (Optimized for Windows ODX)" and the other to "8KB (Optimized for VMware VAAI)", but for some reason I cannot find a command line to verify that these settings have been applied, I have tried the following commands so far: blockdev --getbsz /dev/sdX blockdev --getss /dev/sdX cat /sys/block/sdX/queue/physical_block_size cat /sys/block/sdX/queue/log
  15. Anybody know how to or have a step-by-step walk-through on adding/updating a driver in XPEnology? I would like to specifically update the driver for my LSI 9265-8i RAID Controller to the latest version available from LSI, but have no idea how to compile and update XPEnology/XPEnoboot with an updated driver. Can it be done or can anyone provide step-by-step instructions please?