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ebay is cheap 1 for esxi homelab

New serie: ebay is cheap !! I can not buy any for tried. Power supply and pcie are not standard for all motherboard,  one include adaptator. Not help for you sorry. That is the good stuff on ebay: Arima Quad … Continue reading

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Supermicro X8DTT-F+: mod a power supply

Second Party modifying a standard power supply, part of -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: Mod Cooler Master HAF STACKER 915R -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: Mod a power supply -Supermicro X8DTT -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: connection and update BIOS, IPMI -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: ESXi Installation Attention open a power … Continue reading

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Supermicro X8DTT-F+ part 1

Hello, Looking for a motherboard to build a workstation and a management ESXi, My choice is (as always) Supermicro. There will be -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: Mod Cooler Master HAF STACKER 915R -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: Mod a power supply -Supermicro X8DTT-F+: connection and … Continue reading

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Update firmware HP 452372-001 Infiniband PCIe on vsphere 5.5

For updating the HP 452372-001 card in ESXi 5.0 / 5.1 / 5.5 , you need 3 files : mlnx-mft-2.7.1-1.vib MLNX-MST-ESX-2.0.0.0 And firmware 2.7, 2.8 and 2.9 have some error in vsphere Go to hold firmware page and select – … Continue reading

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Helps to power up H8dme-ex-ls006

We are ready for the power up of the motherboard. … But the traditional methods, the pins “power on” does not work. Do not worry, connecting “NMI” pins, and motherboard power up. If you are lucky, on the display screen … Continue reading

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Infiniband in the HomeLab

Update 10.22.13 : link OpenSM for ESXi 5.5   Just small post for all members, thank you. -I posted at vmug.fr ” Infiniband Pour Vmotion, Ha, Vsa “ a thought, a desire, questions… -At the same time Raphael Schitz, looking … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new web site, dedicated HomeLab with VMware ESXi.

For build my cluster for ESXi 5.1 and 5.5 work. 3 nodes 12 cores / 64Gb $1110 -3 OEM motherboards dual socket Supermicro H8DME-EX-LS006  on ebay -CPUs 6 AMD Opteron 2419, 1.8GHz / 6 cores  on ebay -Heatsink socket F … Continue reading

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