Site being rebuilt from scratch

By | August 4, 2010

Please bear with me while I rebuild the site back from scratch. The server is was hosted on went south and of course the backup drive went south as well. I have got most of my articles back and will slowly add back downloads. If you are looking for Loggerythm I should have links back in a couple… Read More »

Antec is full of it !

By | July 30, 2010

I was looking around for some CPU benchmarks and happened to stumble across this piece of crap on what always used to be quite a good web site http://www.tomshardware.com/us/press/OCP-Power-Safety-26 I have reproduced the entire ad / article lest it be pulled.  Myth 3: A Single Rail Power Supply Is As Safe As A Multi Rail Power Supply!  NO! Single-rail… Read More »

Error code 0000009c bugcheck

By | March 19, 2009

This ones too weird, when I found what it was I didn’t find anyone else who was having the same problem, so I post it here in the hope that someone can shed some light on it. We built some new servers using these nice new Antec cases with Antec PSU and Intel Server Board S3200SHV, all was… Read More »

Setting up an iSCSI Target using open source software

By | March 14, 2009

Found out something interesting today that might apply to other brands of RAID cards but I am talking about the 3Ware 9650 series here, I am using this one – 3Ware 9650SE-8LPML, so for info, just in case you have this function on your card and didn’t know about it. http://www.3ware.com/products/serial_ata2-9650.asp These are multilane controllers which are pretty… Read More »

Misuse of the word “revert”

By | December 2, 2008

I started seeing in a lot of emails recently the use of the word “revert” in place of “get back to you” or “respond”. Just never made any sense to me, this one I got today. “Will revert with numbers as soon as I have the information”.  I was starting to think it was just me but I… Read More »