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Few quik questions about DSM


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Planning to build my own home server in this week but got a few questions.

 

1. On the usb stick where you image XPEnoboot is no settings stored like RAID config and other important stuff? I Suppose this all stored on the hard drives? So when my USB stick fails I can just buy a new one and image XPEnzoboot again?

 

2. So for an example all my hardware fails exept my hard drivers in RAID I can just buy a new system with different hardware and plug in a new USB stick with EPEnzoboot and it recognize the RAID setup and is up and running again?

 

Thanks for the help people :smile:

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Planning to build my own home server in this week but got a few questions.

 

1. On the usb stick where you image XPEnoboot is no settings stored like RAID config and other important stuff? I Suppose this all stored on the hard drives? So when my USB stick fails I can just buy a new one and image XPEnzoboot again?

 

2. So for an example all my hardware fails exept my hard drivers in RAID I can just buy a new system with different hardware and plug in a new USB stick with EPEnzoboot and it recognize the RAID setup and is up and running again?

 

Thanks for the help people :smile:

1) Correct, only the bootloader is installed on the USB stick.

2) The software DSM uses is mdadm raid, a generic linux raid. So yea, if you know the commands, you can recover from the hardware fails.

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Planning to build my own home server in this week but got a few questions.

 

1. On the usb stick where you image XPEnoboot is no settings stored like RAID config and other important stuff? I Suppose this all stored on the hard drives? So when my USB stick fails I can just buy a new one and image XPEnzoboot again?

 

2. So for an example all my hardware fails exept my hard drivers in RAID I can just buy a new system with different hardware and plug in a new USB stick with EPEnzoboot and it recognize the RAID setup and is up and running again?

 

Thanks for the help people :smile:

1) Correct, only the bootloader is installed on the USB stick.

2) The software DSM uses is mdadm raid, a generic linux raid. So yea, if you know the commands, you can recover from the hardware fails.

 

Thanks for the help.

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