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by kaudley
September 7th, 2016, 2:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: adding separate hard drive to kvm?
Replies: 3
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Re: adding separate hard drive to kvm?

Setup an NFS or CIFS server on the host, share out your storage directory - connect your guest to the share via samba or nfs client for your guest. Server - install samba server and use webmin to create a fully writable share to everyone. Client - connect to share via samba client if linux or networ...
by kaudley
September 7th, 2016, 2:05 am
Forum: Everything Hardware Related
Topic: ZFS or SnapRAID
Replies: 4
Views: 2400

Re: ZFS or SnapRAID

Sorry for my very late reply - I have just now seen this. ECC Ram while nice in a home environment probably won't hurt if you don't have it. There are many discussions - specifically on the freenas boards wherw a particular zealot, I think his handle is cyberjerk or something like that ;) where you'...
by kaudley
September 15th, 2015, 10:20 pm
Forum: Everything Hardware Related
Topic: ZFS or SnapRAID
Replies: 4
Views: 2400

Re: ZFS or SnapRAID

I run Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 with ZFS on 8 3TB Drives setup in a RAID 10 Mirror. I can tell you that KVM Performance is very good using virtio drivers for storage and network on either a .raw or .qcow2 vm file. I use writeback and lz4 compression on the file - ensure you have some sort of UPS if you'...

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