Recent content by ChRoNo16

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    Have been smooth sailing with backblaze for a few years now
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    Any other Comcast users getting "server not found" messages?

    Hasnt comcast had massive DNS issues several summers in the mid 2010's? Thought I remember them having large DNS failures that took a while to fix?
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    Pentium 2 help

    I dont have a choice but to open it, whoever owned it before me cut the original cooler off, and i cant mount one without removing whats left of the metal to mount to the board itself also Thank you Pendragon, i kept searching pentium 2 and slot 1 heatsink removal but not finding a guide to...
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    Pentium 2 help

    Yes.. you read that right- I need help with an intel pentium 2 CPU. Ive installed and removed hundreds of slot 1 cpus over the years, but ive never had to remove a cooler. Im attaching a picture- the CPU with the cooler is a p3-500 hopefully the donor cooler on the left is the P2 350- i need...
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    Supermicro Megaraid 3108 degraded cant boot windows or bootable sticks(blue screen)? refs volume failing

    At this point i'd be building a new server, and using a software raid solution rather than card. Also theres some basics missing here: Im not sure the size of your company but in IT we always kept the following: All critical servers have a spare hot swap PSU on shelf, enough ram to boot in an...
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    Help with ESX issues! SOLVED

    Hey folks, I need a little help. Installed ESXi 6.5 on my ryzen system, and im trying to update it with some drivers for my onboard network card, and I get this error and I dont know whats wrong [root@localhost:~] esxcli software vib update -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/net55-...
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    What are people running for low power virtualization hosts now?

    My boss (The wife) Says I have a $0 budget. so change of plans. i have a 2600x ryzen and 32 gig of ram for it. thoughts? Also is there a way to keep it running at stock speed? going to be putting this in a case with 80mm fans.
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    What are people running for low power virtualization hosts now?

    Im mainly interested to know hardware wise, but software too. I can install and run Vmware esxi (Who cant?) and thats fine, ive had trouble figureing out other hypervisor replacements. I need low power, ideally an ok thread count for cpus, and good ammount of ram. any ideas that wont break...
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    Supermicro Server questions

    Its not possible to run a standard atx motherboard in a 2u supermicro chassis is it? I was hoping to replace the server motherboard with an Ryzen system and use the case since it has the drive bays in front... Seems possible so far with an adapter cable for the front panel pins, but theres...
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    The Post Your Old/Retro Builds Thread

    Hah! I still have that power supply and it still works!
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    I dont know what I was doing wrong, but now it isnt greyed out. works fine like youve shown. I just dont get it, but it works now so im happy. thank you for the help
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    But why cant it be 1 cpu socket, with 4 cores?
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    yes powered off, no cpu hot add enabled, 1 chaged cpu sockets to 2, which allowed for two cored, but I want to be able to run 1 socket 4 cores.
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    Im running a supermicro server, its got dual E5-2650's 8c/16t This is the version im running 6.5.0 Update 3 (Build 17477841) The issue im having is I cannot add more than 1 cpu per VM. it allows me to add 1cpu socket the selector for core count is greyed out at 1 I cannot figure out how to...
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    I microwaved a R9 390X gaming and now my pc won't run after 3rd time

    Microwaved Computer Watch that video, thats what you did to your computer, just buy a new one and learn the lesson. toaster oven or conventional over or hair dryer, those are feasable ways to reflow a card or motherboard. what you did was murder.