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Apr
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Apr
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revised Understanding the Linux boot process, subsystem initialization, & udev rules?
numbering per quack; deleted 1 characters in body
Mar
31
answered Drawbacks of installing linux on usb stick?
Mar
31
answered Understanding the Linux boot process, subsystem initialization, & udev rules?
Jan
20
comment Datacenter Power requirements. A=W/V… I must be doing something stupid
PFO, your numbers seem right for the US. (The company I work for makes electrical load analysis software and these are very familiar numbers) Gruff, your problem is going to be cooling, and Twin 32A-3phase supplies :)
Nov
20
answered (*nix) Cloud/cluster solutions for scalable web-services
Nov
20
comment How to prevent TCP connection timeout when FTP'ing large file?
clever, sneaky solution
Nov
20
comment Anti-static wrist straps: are they worth it?
Please read esda.org/esd_fundamentals.html
Nov
20
comment Anti-static wrist straps: are they worth it?
Charles and Knox, please go to esda.org/esd_fundamentals.html It's an industry standard backed up by millions of dollars of inspections of failed parts.
Nov
16
comment Is there a security benefit to a regular changing password policy?
Simply becuase ? please explain ! Are your systems subject to continuous third party attack? Perhaps some sort of IDS is in order instead of password changes ?
Oct
6
answered Docking Station MAC
Sep
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Jul
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Jul
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answered USB drive changes name from /dev/sdb to /dev/sdc (and back again) when copying?
Jul
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answered Why would wireless routers become less reliable over time?
May
29
comment Does orientation affect hard drive lifespan?
Modern drives do servo (closed-loop) alignment of tracks so gravity won't matter. Changing the orientation of a worn BEARING will make a difference: see Brad Gilbert's post.
May
18
comment Synergy over a serial connection?
I've been looking at making a hardware synergy assist. would anyone be interested ?
May
6
comment Using DD for disk cloning
add a "bs=100M conv=notrunc" and it's much faster in my experience.
May
5
comment Using COM ports with Virtual Server
VirtualBox does this out of the box. VirtualServer is kinda sucky IMHO