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    [TUTORIAL] Update Samsung consumer SSD/NVME firmware in Proxmox

    This is a short tutorial how to update the firmware of Samsung's consumer SSD/NVME drives in Proxmox. !! CAUTION !! Upgrading firmwares is always a risk! Before proceeding, make sure - to backup your VMs which are located on the target drive(s) - stop all your VMs/LXCs which are located on...
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    Samsung 860 evo 250gb for proxmox OS only

    Hi, During the process of setting up a new proxmox server, I asked some questions around the forums and another situation arise that caused me some concern. The question was related with the use of SSDs for ZFS on proxmox. So I was thinking that I had a pair of samsung 860 pro 250gb to use...
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    Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB PROXMOX RAID-5 (RAIDZ-1)

    Good day to all, I setuped RAID-5 configuration and did some disks performance/efficiency tests. Main idea is to check RAID-5 efficiency with this server configuration: CPU: 48 Cores @ 2.8 GHz RAM: RAM DDR4 256GB 2400 Disk: 4x NVME 500GB (Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB) Raid Level: Custom NIC...
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    Smartmontools no wearout for Samsung SSD SAS PM1643

    Smartmontools not working for Samsung Enterprise SSD SAS PM1643 for wearout. I wonder if smartmontools 7.1 that is in Bullseye do work for these ? Is it possible for Proxmox to backport ? I only get this from smartctl -a: === START OF READ SMART DATA SECTION === SMART Health Status: OK...
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    Allflash Ceph

    Hi guys, I'm planing to build a 3 node Proxmox + Ceph with 6 Samsung 850 PRO 1TB, 2 SSDs (OSD) per node. I know that these SSDs are not good for Journaling, but in case of ALLFLASH setup I'm not gonna use Journaling. There will be 20 VMs running, 1 of these is a Graylog+ElasticSearch and 5 of...
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    Another SSD-related question about health and storage options

    Dear Proxmox community, I have yet another question about Proxmox and SSD's. I apologize if the following is too redundant but I was not able to find exact answers and I'm hoping the people here can provide some perspective. I would be very thankful and will provide my experiences and results...
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    Windows Server 2016 Slow Write Speeds on NVME SSD?

    I have a Samsung 950 PRO PCIe NVMe 512gb M.2. I just installed Proxmox to test-out Windows Server 2016 in it. I went with viostor because that's the only driver during the install windows accepted, expect for SATA and IDE but they are too slow. Super fast read speeds!!! 6,550 MB/s. But crazy...
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    Slow ceph journal on Samsung 850 Pro

    Seeing something very odd with Samsung 850 Pro SSD as Ceph journal. When running tests for speed as per: I'm getting extremely low numbers.: 1 - io=83448KB, bw=1390.8KB/s, iops=347, runt=...


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