nex86

Best loader + DSM version for Optiplex 3020 SFF

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I'm new to XPenology.

What loader and DSM version is the best to use on this machine?
Core i3-4130 Haswell, H81 chipset, 12GB of RAM.

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@nex86  try third party app to scan for IP's, like IP SCAN , or enter the DHCP List of your router to identify what IP address has. Then get in directly from browser.

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5 hours ago, nex86 said:

It can't find NAS in network when I get told to go to find.synology.com.

download the synology assistant from synology homepage, work reliable, well tested

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I got it now.
Is there a way to permanently install this on the SSD?
without the USB it doesn't find a bootable device.

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3 hours ago, nex86 said:

Is there a way to permanently install this on the SSD?
without the USB it doesn't find a bootable device.

Unfortunately not.  You need USB drive to boot from.

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You might be able to squeeze an SSD in there too! Assuming there's a SATA port for the CDRom...  :)

Can install all the Syno Apps on that drive - more responsive - with a storage partition for important stuff..

 

I'd give the DS918+ a quick try.. If you don't get an IP address to connect to, give up and try DS3615..

 

I don't think DS3517 will work at present (I have a similar Optiplex and it just won't work with 6.2.2 on new loaders - with custom extra.lzma.. Though this might change with newer versions!!)..

 

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Hi

 

I already tried DS3615xs with Jun's1.03b boot loader on Dell Optiplex 9020 SFF. I can confirm works with latest DSM 24922 update 4. No issues except you can't fit that many drivers into the SFF case lol lol

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