1. dmitry n medvedev

    Dell T640: install & boot from NVME

    good morning, nice FreeBSD community. The Context: Dell T640: CPU: 2x Silver RAM: 4x SK Hynix 64GB DDR4 2666 MHz HMAA8GL7CPR4N-VK TF AC HBA330: 8x HGST 800GB SSD SAS 12Gbps HUSMM1680ASS201 slot: 7 NVME-to-PCIE adapter: GLOTRENDS PA21 2 Ports M.2 NVMe to PCIe 4.0 X8 Adapter without PCIe...
  2. K

    ZFS Unable to mount NVMe SSD connected via USB to FreeBSD (geli encrypted ZFS)

    Hi, my ordeal continues. I was trying to install FreeBSD 14 bare metal but had a host of issues with that that didn't work, so I installed 13.3 to Virtual Box in Linux and passed over a hardware usb dongle with an NVMe U.2 drive connected that I want some data off of it. (Backups were only...
  3. apprentice

    UFS How to correctly align the SSD?

    I'm having a lot of trouble understanding and calculating the alignment. OBJECTIVE: Know how to calculate the alignment for my HD, So I can align my HDs on my Laptop, 2 Nvme and 1 SSD, They are different brands and different sizes Problem 1: How do I create a partition table with 4096 byte...
  4. apprentice

    Doubt if FreeBSD 14 supports Nvme 2TB?

    Important to know: I'm new to FreeBSD and I may have done something wrong! My first FreeBSD installation on an Acer Nitro 5 Laptop, I used Nvme 2Tb Kingston SNV2S2000G I don't remember if I used the MBR partition or if I used GPT, but I also tried to install using the installer's automatic...
  5. avgwst

    Pool 'zroot' has encountered an uncorrecrable I/O failure and has been suspended (Encrypted SSD can't resume from sleep)

    Hi! I have a problem with resuming, after one more upgrade to newer sources. System version: FreeBSD bsdlap 14.0-STABLE FreeBSD 14.0-STABLE #0 stable/14-n265656-4671836d7ba3: Sat Oct 28 13:44:15 CEST 2023 root@bsdlap:/usr/obj/usr/src/amd64.amd64/sys/MINI amd64 After resuming system seems...
  6. puppydog

    Other What does Mode indicate on a storage device in geom output?

    I have a server with two nvme disks of the same model. When I run geom disk list I get the following (with lunid and ident redacted slightly): root@server:~ # geom disk list Geom name: nvd0 Providers: 1. Name: nvd0 Mediasize: 512110190592 (477G) Sectorsize: 512 Mode: r3w3e7 descr...
  7. D

    Solved Unable to create new ZFS pool with NVMe SSD

    I initially had FreeBSD 13 on a 512 GB NVMe SSD (ZFS root and GELI encryption configured via the installer). Later, I bought two 8 TB hard disk drives. I reinstalled FreeBSD 13 but this time on the two 8 TB HDDs instead of the NVMe SSD. In the installer, I chose ZFS root on the two HDDs (2-disk...
  8. dl8dtl

    Solved RockPi 4 and NVMe SSD: boot through SPI flash?

    I'm currently on the way of replacing my old Intel Atom based firewall by a RockPi 4. The main motivation for selecting the RockPi (besides it is available, unlike the Raspberry Pis) was that it features an M.2 connector so an NVMe SSD can be attached. I have FreeBSD 13-STABLE running on it, the...
  9. 0

    ZFS NVMe / controller trouble

    Hello everybody, I've set up a storage server with the following ZFS pool configuration: NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CKPOINT EXPANDSZ FRAG CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT storage ***** ***** ***** - - 7% 16% 1.00x ONLINE - raidz1 ***** ***** *****...
  10. gpw928

    ZFS Informative SSD Benchmark

    Vermaden's Valuable News – 2022/09/19 has a link to a great article on Exploring the Best ZFS ZIL SLOG SSD with Intel Optane and NAND. It looks at the relative performances of various types of (mostly enterprise class) SSDs, with mixes of SATA, NVMe (U2, M2, and PCIe), and Optane devices. They...
  11. C

    nvme adapter with hp ex900 ssd pci-e nvme

    Hello, I have a small FreeBSD server (an old Intel Xeon e1200 with 8GB DDR3) at my home that serve as a SAMBA Server. Is configured with 4 disks in RAID10 using ZFS. Everything works fine, I use this setup for over 1year. Recently I bought a PCI-E NVME M.2 ADAPTER + HP SSD EX900 M.2 128GB for...
  12. JohnnySorocil

    General system slowness

    I am experiencing generally slow system on my arm64 (rk3399) box - slow opening of new tmux pane, slow opening new zsh instance, slow startup of vim, slow opening files in vim. All config files are the same as on my 10 years old amd64 laptop which works as expected. Same arm64 hardware with...
  13. int0x50

    Installing FreeBSD 13 on Samsung or Western Digital NVMe drives

    I am planning to purchase NVMe hardware and I am planning to install FreeBSD on it (ZFS). My work is to try bhyve (linux, windows guests) and play with it. I would like to know, whether this NVMe based devices are supported. Thanks.
  14. agilestorage

    Urgently looking for temporary senior kernel developer

    We have a problem regarding a missing kernel- / driver-module for switchtec PM8546 NVMe switch and NTP bridge. Is anyone here who has ability to help us finishing the already started development work for the above listed task? This could not be finished because a external development company...
  15. S

    Other How to disable Volatile Write Cache in NVMe drive?

    Hi I'm on FreeBSD 12.1 with a M.2 NVMe card. nvmecontrol identify nvme0 NVM Command Set Attributes Volatile Write Cache: Present Many thanks. Best regards Sagara.
  16. patpro

    ZFS Best ashift for SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ (PM981)

    Hello, I'm running a server with 4xSAS raidz plus 1xNVMe SSD (SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ). The NVMe drive is split in 3 parts: # zpool status pool: nvme state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM nvme ONLINE 0 0 0...
  17. A

    Other Dualport NVMe

    I am trying to build a system using two nodes and dualport NVMe with PLX switch. It is necessary to set up a multipath, but there is little information and it is difficult. Is there a way to set up multipath with the NVME controller of another node? I think we need NTB, There is not much...
  18. stratacast1

    Solved Error 22 installing to NVMe SSD

    I have a Ryzen 3600 and Gigabyte X470 Aorus Ultra Gaming motherboard with a Western Digital SN750 NVMe SSD I'm trying to install FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE to. I've tried both UEFI and non-UEFI installs and I would get passed the boot loader, but I eventually get to the <mountroot> prompt with error...
  19. patpro

    Solved 2.5" HDD, what's the best choice?

    Hello, I'm contemplating the idea of a replacement for my currently hosted 1U server. This server holds 4x 3.5" HDD and 1x 2.5" SSD, with this topology: - first zpool ZRAID1 mirror 2x 1To + SSD L2ARC - second zpool ZRAID1 mirror 2x 2To My ideal next server would have 8x 2.5" SATA slots, and 1x...
  20. K

    Other What is the minimum component required to enable NVMe

    I am working on embedded project based on freebsd. It is looking into having a NVMe device. I am newbie for freebsd. Based on the handbook, the Freebsd doesn't support the block layer as Linux does. I am assuming the file system driver (example, ext2fs) will be able to mount with NVMe driver...