It may as well have been a no-name PSU to be honest….
I got one of the most cost-effective 6-core setups you can put together, did some overclocking, and watched the heat.
Some versions of Windows are picky and won’t format a disk that’s already formatted differently. Here’s how you can work around it.
My failed attempts at pin modding the P5KPL-CM motherboards.
Pushing the i3 540 past 4Ghz!
Ever wonder how much juice the items in your house use? I tested a number of items and you may find the results surprising.
I wasn’t sure what hard drive would be in my Time Capsule (purchased in Canada). Pulling it apart, it turns out it’s the WD Caviar Green – not bad!
Apple’s “Magic Mouse” works fine in Mac OS X. On Windows through BootCamp though… that’s another matter.
The Government of Manitoba is getting a little more high-tech! You can now process PST payments online.
Having trouble finding the Mages Collective Cache in DA:O? I sure was.
The in-win BL-631 is a fairly small case, with a packed interior. I go over an installation and mention the quirks and qualms I ran into.
Who would have thought a motherboard wouldn’t sleep because of a default jumper setting?
I take a look at FreeNAS, with a slight focus on ZFS.
If you aren’t used to setting file permissions in your OS, FreeNAS might be your first introduction. Here’s how you set them.
A number of things in FreeNAS showed up as UNKNOWN when trying to set up ZFS partitions. Here’s how I worked around it.
A workaround when trying to install FreeNAS to a USB stick and running into the “failed to dd image” message.
Having played both, here’s a comparison in case you’re trying to decide on one or the other.
Getting the Samsung ML-1210 driver to work well with Windows 7 wasn’t straightforward. Fortunately, the trick to get it working is easy.
Solving a new issue in Joomla when migrating to a new server.
I was pondering whether to host my own DNS or go with hosted DNS, and put together some pros and cons of each.