a dmesg output from the Shuttle ds61.
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev b5)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev b5)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev b5)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev b5)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation H61 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 05)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)
04:00.0 USB controller: ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1042 SuperSpeed USB Host Controller
05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)
That looks like a good base for a next step up from Atom!
Please show more pics/specs when your able. I'm curious about power usage and network throughput.
I'm curious about power usage and network throughput.
its 23 to 56 WattsUpMeters.com wall watts with a 55w TDP i3-3220.
The fan goes from 1500rpm (silent) to 4250rpm (jet) with soft noticeable rpm at max TDP:
and to test max cooling headroom at max RPM:
no where near the heat of my iMac when I cover the vent with my hand:
hello friend, I just registered to ask you something about the DS61 and I'm thinking of buying with an Intel Dual Core G2120 3.1GHz Socket 1155 Box performance should be very good.
sorry for my English because I'm from Spain;)
The IDLE temperature is only 28 ° with the default fan at 1500 rpm? know if you can download the rpm from the BIOS?
Can you tell me if in IDLE recently the fan noise?
I'll have to wait a bit because in Spain still can not find it ..
¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?
The Bios has fixed RPM settings for "Ultra-Silent" "Silent" "Low" "Max". The second graph with 4C to 6C cooler lines was on "Max" 4250rpm (very loud) while the 28C, 1500rpm resting top graph was on the "Smart-Auto" fan setting. One can't hear the DS61 at 28C, but at max TDP on Smart-Auto, one can hear a slight hum. The fan ramps down extremely quickly once the load (4 thread π generator) was removed.
even so, 70C is lower than my iMac at 77C.
I have one of the units that was air shipped to the USA and payed under $200US, the first sea shipment of 260 was expected 1/3 so Newegg, Provantage, CDW should have stock after January 10th. There are another 400 units expected for the USA in Jan, Feb and March. I don't know the EU's shipping dates.
thank you very much for the info.
I found it on Amazon for shipping to France with Spain so here I will wait a few days and if you can not find it there'll buy Spain.
Looks like Provantage has stock too.
I bought it in alternate but still has no stock.
I said that once order transport it. I hope it does not take much.
Have you done any more proof? Are you happy with it?
Looks like Newegg has stock too.
For those who prefer 2.0.2 rather than 2.1 use seedrs's re driver.
re1: <realtek 8111="" 8168="" b="" c="" cp="" d="" dp="" e="" f="" pcie="" gigabit="" ethernet="">port 0xd000-0xd0ff mem 0xf0004000-0xf0004fff,0xf0000000-0xf0003fff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci5 re1: Using 1 MSI-X message re1: Chip rev. 0x2c800000 re1: MAC rev. 0x00000000 miibus1: <mii bus="">on re1 rgephy1: <rtl8169s 8110s="" 8211b="" media="" interface="">PHY 1 on miibus1 rgephy1: none, 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 10baseT-FDX-flow, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 100baseTX-FDX-flow, 1000baseT, 1000baseT-master, 1000baseT-FDX, 1000baseT-FDX-master, 1000baseT-FDX-flow, 1000baseT-FDX-flow-master, auto, auto-flow re1: [ITHREAD]</rtl8169s></mii></realtek>
The H61 system has enough bandwidth for everything in that system and then some. Good low-power, out-of-sight pfSense box that would be capable of running a few packages on top of it.
Hello to all,
incidentally I came across this very machine which seems to be a neat little thing for pfsensing.
But I have some issues: First of all I had to detach the card reader to prevent a stop while booting (error accessing storage device 9454). No big deal, it is not needed.
But then further during boot process (after loading scsi drivers, I guess) it stops reading from the attached usb disk drive saying something about read errors (and of cause the disk is ok).
Best regards, Holger
You need to use the usb stick image to boot / install from usb. I had that too when I tried to put the live cd onto a usb stick and install from that.
Yes, I came to the same conclusion, but the device stops booting.
It says ' Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ufs/pfsense'
then 'md0.uzip: 2962 x 65536 blocks'
and stops there without any other message and does not react to any keyboard action.
I used the serial version…
I'll try the 'real' one and report.
It says ' Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ufs/pfsense'
use a usb image, and plug it into the front ports, not the blue usb 3.0 ports in the back.
also note the
da0: <generic 9454="" storage="" device="">Removable Direct Access SCSI-0 device SMP: AP CPU #2 Launched!
da0: 40.000MB/s transfers
might claim 40MB, but its attached via usb 2.0 and while I did boot from SD for fun, many of my
usb sticks are faster than the SD card.</generic>
both ethernets work with seedrs's 2.0.2 driver in nano amd64 too.
here is a nano 2.0.2 amd64 dmesg
re1: <realtek pcie="" gbe="" family="" controller="">port 0xd000-0xd0ff mem 0xf0004000-0xf0004fff,0xf0000000-0xf0003fff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci5
re1: flags=8843 <up,broadcast,running,simplex,multicast>metric 0 mtu 1500
options=18 <vlan_mtu,vlan_hwtagging>ether 80:ee:73:52:ef:36
inet6 fe80::82ee:73ff:fe52:ef36%re1 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
inet 192.168.1.1 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
nd6 options=43 <performnud,accept_rtadv>media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT <full-duplex>)
I was also looking at the DS61 but found the E drivers most of the time aren't working but after seeing your post I decided to order it :)
What pfsense version are you using on the ds61?
What pfsense version are you using on the ds61?
I was running esxi and played with several pfsense guests, but now I'm running 2.0.2 non-nano amd64. It seems silly to have LAG and vlans config on the switch, storage and vswitch config in esxi then of all the pfsense config. We are competing with a $75 home router anyway, so how much config fun does one want? :-)
anyway, I have enough stuff on it now to not feel guilty.
last pid: 47385; load averages: 0.79, 0.73, 0.67 up 0+08:42:24 05:59:07 78 processes: 1 running, 74 sleeping, 3 zombie CPU: 14.6% user, 0.0% nice, 2.2% system, 2.8% interrupt, 80.5% idle Mem: 254M Active, 75M Inact, 541M Wired, 1428K Cache, 700M Buf, 6942M Free Swap: 16G Total, 16G Free PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND 16363 root 7 44 0 156M 63748K ucond 1 279:37 62.70% etherape 47411 root 10 44 0 93840K 37620K nanslp 2 36:00 5.86% ntop 247 root 1 76 20 7084K 1292K kqread 1 22:44 0.00% check_reload_status 20478 root 1 44 0 16720K 3320K bpf 2 1:27 0.00% bandwidthd 20275 root 1 44 0 16720K 3512K bpf 1 1:27 0.00% bandwidthd 20102 root 1 44 0 16720K 3556K bpf 0 1:24 0.00% bandwidthd 19887 root 1 44 0 16720K 3776K bpf 2 1:18 0.00% bandwidthd 6302 root 1 51 0 108M 38288K accept 2 0:17 0.00% php 63210 proxy 1 44 0 48016K 32612K kqread 1 0:10 0.00% squid 21589 root 1 44 0 25872K 5924K kqread 2 0:08 0.00% lighttpd 5781 root 1 64 20 5964K 1600K select 1 0:06 0.00% apinger 728 root 2 44 0 395M 88984K nanslp 3 0:05 0.00% snort 21996 root 1 48 0 110M 34564K accept 3 0:03 0.00% php 6654 nobody 1 44 0 10144K 3236K select 1 0:03 0.00% dnsmasq
IP stats after a week.
In March Shuttle will start shipping DS61 v1.1 with two more USB 2.0 ports on the front.
Also a new BIOS is available that during S3 sleep mode, the power consumption is dropped from 10W(old
DS61) to 5W(new DS61-v1.1) to fulfill the new EU requirement.
I did read about that yes :) Does it run on the same hardware aside from that?
I tried running the 2.1 beta but I think it's far too buggy to run in production as I would get an IP but had no internet, and the 2.0.2 version doesn't work at all because pfsense need at least 1 working interface.
I'm now running an esx version on it as it supported all hardware automatically ( which is a miracle on itself seeing vmware does not support much consumer hardware :) )
And I'm now running pfsense inside esx for about 3 days without any problems.
Does it run on the same hardware aside from that?
The bios file is exactly the same:
sum DS61D000-1.203/DOS/DS61D000.203 DS61D000.203/DOS/DS61D000.203
63712 4096 DS61D000-1.203/DOS/DS61D000.203
63712 4096 DS61D000.203/DOS/DS61D000.203
so my guess is the MB is exactly the same.
a P2P load next to a cpu graph on a ds61 running 2.0.2 non-nano amd64
another P2P test, this time showing lots of connections
and continue to have a good experience with two RealTek 8111E
Looks like Provantage has some ds61 v1.1 in-stock.
Ewiiz/Superbiiz has them in stock.
$10 off with coupon code 'HOLEN1'.
The v1.1 are $14 more.
So this is just a bare bones system? How much am I looking (ball park) once I buy components for home user? give price range from low end components to higher end?
Just below $300.
Besides the DS61 you need CPU, RAM, (mSATA-) SSD.
Looks like Newegg has some ds61 v1.1 in-stock.
Status: Enabled for 58 days 03:25:09 Debug: Urgent Hostid: 0x0 Checksum: 0x0 Interface Stats for re1 IPv4 IPv6 Bytes In 404329976745 171540275 Bytes Out 52604531107105 0 Packets In Passed 6316852329 0 Blocked 132757 695686 Packets Out Passed 36741353131 0 Blocked 1032 0 State Table Total Rate current entries 381 searches 43621787077 8683.5/s inserts 20083552 4.0/s removals 20083171 4.0/s Source Tracking Table current entries 0 searches 0 0.0/s inserts 0 0.0/s removals 0 0.0/s Counters match 26145580 5.2/s bad-offset 0 0.0/s fragment 112 0.0/s short 3 0.0/s normalize 1474 0.0/s memory 0 0.0/s bad-timestamp 0 0.0/s congestion 0 0.0/s ip-option 32577 0.0/s proto-cksum 3455 0.0/s state-mismatch 16333 0.0/s state-insert 13975 0.0/s state-limit 0 0.0/s src-limit 0 0.0/s synproxy 0 0.0/s divert 0 0.0/s … re0 Cleared: Wed Feb 20 16:20:28 2013 References: [ States: 0 Rules: 55 ] In4/Pass: [ Packets: 291021585 Bytes: 322723592471 ] In4/Block: [ Packets: 5433224 Bytes: 877632373 ] Out4/Pass: [ Packets: 257021086 Bytes: 69504538669 ] Out4/Block: [ Packets: 6249 Bytes: 505529 ] In6/Pass: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] In6/Block: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] Out6/Pass: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] Out6/Block: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] re1 Cleared: Wed Feb 20 16:20:29 2013 References: [ States: 0 Rules: 23 ] In4/Pass: [ Packets: 6316974611 Bytes: 404328865954 ] In4/Block: [ Packets: 132757 Bytes: 7800971 ] Out4/Pass: [ Packets: 36742111455 Bytes: 52605625990371 ] Out4/Block: [ Packets: 1032 Bytes: 250836 ] In6/Pass: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] In6/Block: [ Packets: 695706 Bytes: 171544737 ] Out6/Pass: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ] Out6/Block: [ Packets: 0 Bytes: 0 ]
It really ties the room together, does it not? :D
Are those mouse traps near the precariously dangling Dell power adapter?
The natural wood background is very nice.
To catch unwary power supply thieves! ;)
Interesting "average low voltage.. mouse trapped" wall there ;)
A bit off-topic, could you throw some "low voltage" light (pun intended..lol) on the top black box which has a company logo of ZON and the green boards hooked to a grey box on the top left.
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I bought the Shuttle ds61 V1.1 which is slightly different from yours, but did you have any installation problems? I can't get passed VLAN and WAN setup after install. It says it does not detect any devices, so I'm assuming pfSense does not see the two onboard NICs. Had any problems with that?