May 17, 2020   homelab   nas   plex   raidz   server   storage   zfs  
I’ve been working on filling all the bays in my Fractal Node 804 case for months now. I actually filled it awhile ago, but accidentally killed 4 out of 5 brand-new WD drives by using the wrong SATA po...
May 20, 2019   homelab   server   scripting   plex   backups   bash   scripting tidbits  
A couple posts ago I mentioned that my Plex database backup script wasn't handling deleting old backups, and was eating up space that I had to go in and free up manually. I finally took a couple minut...
May 19, 2019   homelab   nas   raidz   plex   server   storage   zfs  
Early this morning my inbox was filled with alerts from Slickdeals informing me that 10TB Western Digital hard drives were available on Amazon.com for the incredibly low price of $79.99. I thought to...
May 10, 2019   homelab   scripting   storage   nas   server   zfs   raidz   plex  
I run a home NAS with (currently) 5x8TB HDDs in a raidz zpool. When I migrated from my old cobbled-together NAS, I moved ~18TB of data across to the new ~32TB pool. I was hopeful that the remaining ~1...