First of all… Best wishes for you all.
May 2020 bring you health, happiness and Burstcoin.
So we are back in 2020 and the HDD saga continues .
Yesterday evening I suddenly noticed, failing deadlines. I fell down the stairs intro my basement…Miner down…after boot I gave me a Supply error…Stating I suffered from a power surge … WTF! Just installed a brand new 750 Watt supply…
Ctrl-Alt-Del and I booted fine…but ever so slow…this usual is an indicator of a faulty disk
After that I noticed that Disks took ever so long to appear in the Explorer. And 1 disk made that specific “I am almost dead” scrapping kind of noise
So opened the event viewer… That showed Indeed Another SAS 4TB died…Dammm
Okay I was from that same lot of SAS disks witch where dirt cheap… But Hey, it was again 4 TB gone…
So down from 82TB back 78TB. Today I added an new SATA 6TB disk so back with 84TB.
December did cost allot of new disks.
During the holidays I gave Ryanw idea an other thought…
“Quote” All of the drives in my computers/laptops have been used “End Quote”
I Just got my hands on 3 four year old INTEL NUC pc’s, Nothing special, but small, low energy consumption and stable. Downside…It only can handle 1 internal disk and not PCI/PCI-e But hey, it Has 3 USB3 ports and 1 USB2 port and some card-reader port…(thinking… )
I installed on one of them Windows 10 Pro.
It now is downloading the BD
Found 900GB in 3 2.5" Laptop Disks witch where doing nothing.
Had some USB 3 extenders (from the large disks I bought) for them and a nice metal USB3 hub…
Still need to plot the disks…
Will post picture soon
The idea is to have a small miner for experimenting with Miners, Disk Sizes and speeds, and maybe even OS’s. Maybe come up with some fine tuning for Burst Computing Power Environments.
Ryanw… Is there a Burst OS?