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    Best practice Dell R710 H700 SMR soho

    Hello, First post. I wanted to see if anyone could offer some suggestions/best practice for configuring a Dell R710 with PERC H700. From what I can tell it looks like a lot of people have come by these units over the last couple years for home experimentation. I've worked though a few...
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    Are SMR Drives acceptable as (no ZFS) Storage on Proxmox Backup?

    I have several 8TB seagate backup drives which were purchased both before the SMR news in the drive world, as well as prior to my knowledge of SMR drives. As I am about to install a proxmox backup server at my home cluster, I wanted to confirm if SMR drives would work as storage. Putting this...
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    Possible issues due to DM-SMR in recent WD, Seagate, Toshiba drives

    Perhaps this is already old or known news for several people but I thought I should share this news, as I now that many people are using WD Red drives for data storage in Proxmox. I also know that it's mostly related to the consumer line, but still. As mentioned in the bug report from...


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