DS918+ and M.2 NVMe?

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DS918+ and M.2 NVMe?

Postby oRBIT » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:59 pm

I read that the DS918+ has two M.2-slots for cache-usage. My question is, can these two slots be used for standard volumes instead (=total no of 6 "drives")?
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Re: DS918+ and M.2 NVMe?

Postby cfuttrup » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:02 pm


As far as I understand, this is not the purpose, and the GUI doesn't support it.

If it can or not at all, provided that you're willing to hack away - I'd say - almost anything can be done, if you're Linux savvy enough.

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Re: DS918+ and M.2 NVMe?

Postby Rusty1281 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:03 pm

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