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Building my Homeserver : Operating System

It’s the second part of my homeserver build. You can find the first part here.

I have initially planned to use NAS4Free for the os. But later changed to Centos 7 as Redhat distributions were my favourite one. And also i would like use GitLab and need run the server as well as NAS server as well as a testing Home Server. As it’s hard to use a  wired  connection to the router i compelled to use a Wifi dongle which will not be supported by the NAS4Free.

First installed Centos 7 (1406) minimal install. To my surprise it detected the WIfi dongle i have used the static ip of Using RAID 10 in my 4 500GB HDD i have successfully installed the server and also i have installed the Webmin which will accesible through . But when i updated the packages the Wifi simply stop to work. It’s showing in the nmtui but not activating . It’s status is DOWN. Then i downloaded Centos 7 (1503) and reinstalled it. The problem is it’s showing in the installation screen but when i restarted it , the wifi simply stop to work. I don’t want to waste time on figuring out what went wrong , so i reinstalled it with Centos 7 (1406) again and it worked with Wifi very well. So i stick with the 1406.
Note : Though it’s supporting the wifi it’s not a good idea to use wifi for a server. I used it simply because wired connection is possible in my room as the router is situated in another room. But in the near future i will switch to a wired connection. Currently it’s a  temporary setup.

I will skip the DVD boot up process .

First create /boot. Click on the + button and select /boot.  I have selected for 1GB . It’s bit higher than what it need. 500mb will be ideal one. Make sure the Raid level is selected to RAID 1. I don’t know the exact reason why i chose RAID1 , but lot of tutorials and forums suggests for RAID1 for /boot.

Next create the SWAP partition. Click on the + button and select SWAP.  I have decided to go for 8GB based on that old convention , double of RAM for SWAP. Though i have only 2GB of RAM, i am planning to upgrade it to 4GB in near future. Click on the modify button and select all four drives and change the RAID level to RAID10.

What i generally do is use rest of the space for / . Just did the same here also. Click on + button and select / . Don’t specify any size , it will select all available space. Make sure it also selected the RAID level 10.

Next configure the wifi. As i said above the Wireless connectivity is bad idea. Though i am ot concerned about the speed and the physical concerns i stick to the wireless. Choose a static ip so that you could use this to access webmin in the future or login to the server using SSH.

Next select the minimum install , choose the root password and create a user. Complete the installation . Next i will cover how i installed webmin


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“Tâm âm mạch bị phế…. Có phải sẽ bị gia tộc vứt bỏ, trở thành một công cụ để thiết lập quan hệ thông gia?”Ánh mắt cùng thanh âm của Sở Dương đầy lạnh lẽo, không quan tâm chút nào đến sự nôn nóng của vị cao thủ Vương cấp này.

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