Category Archives: VMware

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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