2 Jan
2014

Saying Hi to 2014

So.. 2014. Real psyched! Not really. No big plans for 2014, but there are a few milestones coming up nonetheless. My son will start elementary school this fall, which will obviously be HUGE. We’re not going abroad this year; we’re sort of planning a bigger trip in 2015 (possibly Japan), so that’s okay. It doesn’t […]

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26 Oct
2013

Pi musings

So now I’ve gone and done it! I am doing something with my Pi. What I’ve done is, install nginx in a jail on it. Why? Just because I haven’t done that before. I’ll talk a bit more about what I did, and how in this post. Why nginx? Well, the primary reason is that it’s […]

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1 Oct
2013

LSI Updates and Pi

There’s no possible way to make a Raspberry Pi-joke that hasn’t already been made. LSI So far so good. Things’ve been working fine, though I have to look into disabling the bios since I’m not booting from any drives that are behind the LSI card. Boot times are three times as long as without the […]

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27 Sep
2013

Adventures in LSI-land

I bought an IBM M1015 raid card. Which is actually an LSI 9240, containing a SAS2008 chip. It is a basic card, with no battery backup. It has two mini-SAS ports, that can be split to 8 SAS/SATA devices (four per port), and then configured to either RAID0 or RAID1. With a feature-key (some little […]

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9 Sep
2013

Upgrading hard drives

So this post will be about my new hard drives, which arrived today. I got one 256GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD, and two Western Digital Red 1 TB drives. They will replace my current drives, which are a mixed bag, topped off with a 128GB Samsung 830 SSD. The 830 obviously is still one of […]

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