file server

November 5th, 2016 Leave a comment Go to comments

Highlights

  • 50 terabytes of ZFS mirrored storage (24.5 TB usable)
  • 20 hot swap 3.5″ drive bays

Hardware

Intel Xeon E3-1220v2 3.1Ghz quad-core CPU
Supermicro X9SCM-F Motherboard
16 GB (4x 4 GB) ECC DDR3 1600MHz Crucial ct51272bd160b Memory
LSI 9201-8i PCIe 8-port SATA/SAS card
Dell H310 PCIe 8-port SATA/SAS card (flashed to LSI 9211-8i IT firmware)
Intel DC S3610 SSD boot drive
18x 5400, 5900, and 7200 RPM SATA hard drives
Corsair HX520 Power Supply
Antec Twelve Hundred Case
4x Supermicro CSE-M35T-1B 5-in-3 hot-swap 3.5″ drive cages

Drive Layout
(top to bottom, left to right)

1. 200 GB Intel DC S3610 SSDSC2BG200G4R SATA SSD (TGN)
2. [1] 4 TB Seagate NAS HDD 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (C66)
3. [2] 4 TB HGST Deskstar NAS 0S03664 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (ZYB)
4. [1] 5 TB Toshiba MD04ACA500 128 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (S9A)

5. [3] 3 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (LLA)
6. [3] 3 TB Western Digital Red WD30EFRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (120)
7. [4] 2 TB Western Digital Red WD20EFRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (174)
8. [4] 2 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (10E)

9. [9] 3 TB Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (335)
10. [6] 2 TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 32 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (0GS)
11. [6] 2 TB Seagate Barracuda Green 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (7W9)
12. empty

13. [7] 1.5 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 32 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (535)
14. [7] 1.5 TB Western Digital Green 64 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (904)
15. [2] 4 TB HGST Deskstar NAS 0S03664 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (LSB)
16. [8] 1 TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 16 MB Cache SATA 7200 RPM SATA HDD (NEK)

17. [8] 1 TB Western Digital AV-GP EVCS 16 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (336)
18. [5] 4 TB Seagate Desktop HDD.15 64 MB Cache 5900 RPM SATA HDD (DH2)
19. [9] 3 TB Toshiba DT01ACA300 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM SATA HDD (NGS)
20. [5] 4 TB Hitachi Deskstar 5K4000 32 MB Cache 5400 RPM SATA HDD (KSJ)

 

Ports 1-4: Intel
Ports 5-12: LSI 9201-8i
Ports 13-20: Dell H310

 

Software

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus, 64-bit)

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