Sonnyboy666

DSM 6.2 on DELL PowerEdge T30

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Hello,

I am very interested in the new DSM 6.2 loader by Jun.

I read the posts in the Developer section but i must admit that i am not a great linux specialist. So i am not undestanding erverything.

 

Just a simple question: Is it possible to run DSM 6.2 with Jun's new 1.03a2 loader , baremetal, on a DELL PowerEdge T30 with an Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5, 4x 3.30GHz?

LAN is an Intel i219.

Thank you for your suggestions.

Greetings,

Sonnyboy

 

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just to show you how you can estimate it

 

Xeon E3-1225 v5 -> Skylake, reported to work (4th gen intel core aka Haswell seems min.)

 

i219 -> igb.ko

is igb.ko part of the loader?

yes it is already in dsm (rd.gz) itself and so its part of juns loader 1.03a2

 

Storage? -> specs of hardware from dell or 3rd party site -> 4 x AHCI -> ahci is nativ part of DSM/synology kernel

 

----> processor, nic and storage ok, so it should work

 

i also added your cpu to the supported list, if you successful tried video hardware acceleration transcoding (your cpu has quick sync video and might support it) write about it here,

 

 

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Thank you very much IG-88 for your detailed description!

 

Yes, it works really well. Running about 24 hours now. 

 

And yes, hardware acceleration works well under Plex.

Should I test the Synology Videostation also?

 

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I would be interested by the result of a videostation hardware transcoding test.

 

I personally get this behaviour with videostation and DSM 6.2 :

- without transcoding option, transcoding works fine

- with transcoding option, transcoding starts and works maybee 15 seconds. Then, DSM freezes and reboots.

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Installed the Videostation and for me it is working. The movie ran about 3 minutes without any problems.

Do you have a valid serial number? I read this might be a problem?

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Yes, I have a valid serial number. Without a valid one, transcoding do not work neither with nor without hardware acceleration. Thank you for this information.

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On 7/11/2018 at 4:00 AM, Dark Zydor said:

I would be interested by the result of a videostation hardware transcoding test.

 

I personally get this behaviour with videostation and DSM 6.2 :

- without transcoding option, transcoding works fine

- with transcoding option, transcoding starts and works maybee 15 seconds. Then, DSM freezes and reboots.

hi  unplug ur monitor from dsm. should be fine

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On 7/10/2018 at 10:29 PM, Sonnyboy666 said:

Answered this for myself. Yes, it works!

Hello,

 

Can I install DSM 6.2 on Dell PowerEdge R410?

 

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1 hour ago, dasis said:

Hello,

 

Can I install DSM 6.2 on Dell PowerEdge R410?

 

I think this is an older model, so it will not work with the 918+ image. But you might try the DS3615xs/DS3617xs images.

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7 hours ago, Sonnyboy666 said:

I think this is an older model, so it will not work with the 918+ image. But you might try the DS3615xs/DS3617xs images.

It will not work on ds918+ But it works on DS3617 I have one running now, you must install a Intel nic for it to work since the

drivers for the stock nic don't work with loader 1.03b 6.2 untill we get a extra.lzma .

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On 7/10/2018 at 9:29 PM, Sonnyboy666 said:

Answered this for myself. Yes, it works!

Hi,

 

can you please remind me the procedure to update the loader?

 

I have a Dell T20 (E3-1225v3 and Intel I217LM) running DSM 6.1.5-15254 with a lot of stuff on it and I would like to be as sure as possible :)

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