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    Help or guidance with Subnetting and Routing on FreeBSD/BSDRP for home network.

    this used to be that kind of place... fuck. i guess. anyway, that config is fucked from the out set, putting vlans and a bridges on the same network segment is the literal definition of madness, providing they mean the same thing to the same vendors. which is why the MT stuff is bizarre in the...
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    Are IRQ "conflicts" still a cause of concern with Windows 10?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Programmable_Interrupt_Controller Nope.
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    How do I get rid of Microsoft Edge and Skype on Windows 10 Pro ? They mysteriously installed themselfs

    new edge is basically a reskinned Chromium product. Your only way to avoid this on Win 10 is using a LTSB/C OS.
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    Help or guidance with Subnetting and Routing on FreeBSD/BSDRP for home network.

    Hi all! Been some time. I've been struggling a lot recently trying to segment out my expanding flat network structure. The more I look at my home network the more I realise it needs some very well deserved best networking practice applied to it. So, I've started to vlan off segments for...
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    calling zfs boffins, newb question re: hardware transfer.

    oh i thought there was a like zraid 5 and zraid 6 or some convolution/iteration of those words and numbers. it's zraid with one disk for parity, if that's more accurate. anyway thank folks, things i will need to check before migrating: ZoL supports current HBA. ZoL supoprts Version Pool should...
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    calling zfs boffins, newb question re: hardware transfer.

    hi all, was hoping to get a yes no answer or maybe a nudge in the right direction. i have an amateur zfs (raidz5) set up on freenas sitting on a white box in a rack. what i would like to do is consolidate the data from the old server box onto a ubuntu server with zfs via zfs on linux. in...
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    benchmarking tool & methods.

    yeah i saw the sticky tools in general hardware. * Belarc Advisor (PC analysis) * CPU-Z (CPU identification/analysis) * HD Tune (HDD benchmark/analysis) * Memtest86+ (RAM stress test/troubleshooting) * Orthos (CPU stress test) * Prime 95 (CPU stress test) * SpeedFan...
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    benchmarking tool & methods.

    hey all, need advice or thoughts on benching your machine, tools and how you go about it. there so much out dated crap on the web that i could really so with some current input. once i have run a back up, i will bench mark the crap outta my machine and see where the bottlenecks are, at the...
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    Centrally Managed Remote Assistance

    well i've used dameware and currently use altiris for remote control in corporate envrionments. i'd have to give it to dameware, i think it runs a little lighter -more reliable better diagnostics for failures etc. both still install clients, however.
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    hba recommendations for norco 4020 s/w raid set up

    250$ delivered from ebay in the states, happy to link you if you want. man i wishi got it when the dollar was higher. oh well. ebay was a little cheaper than amazon i noticed. still couldn't find any viable supermicro's either so had to settle for this, a little more expensive but once it is...
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    hba recommendations for norco 4020 s/w raid set up

    well, i have gone with the intel SASUC8I as it was the only one i could get into aus; looking forward to see how pjkenned goes with the re flash, do let us know. yay time to order the case, it'll be xmas before everything gets here.
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    hba recommendations for norco 4020 s/w raid set up

    argh, i've been sifting the forums and now want to move to zfs after reading most of sub's posts. i am just ganna have to get the free nas iso and mess around. anywho; controllers, im think i will have to bite the bullet and check out amazon, since i cannot find any locally. add some more if...
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    hba recommendations for norco 4020 s/w raid set up

    hey all need some HBA recommendations for a software nas. it'll be the classic norco4020, software raid, free nas set up. trouble is i cannot source any super micro controllers so i was hoping some of you might pop in suitable recommendations SuperMicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 PCI-X...
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    building a nas, input...

    Appreciate your thoughts there , Jay. I know what you mean about some in the open source community. Looking in on sw v hw raid, people seem really divided on the subject. some in the s/w camp stating the raid controller is the biggest point of failure; some in the h/w stating the os does...
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    building a nas, input...

    im am pretty sure a nas is what i need to suit my archiving needs (large storage area with some redundnacy) id like to share over linux and win os' (windows take priority though) this is for home; doesn’t need to be particularly speedy read/write wise but i'd like increased performance...
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