Recent content by Stugots

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    "More Secure" Architecture?

    Been using AIX and PowerPC since the late 2000’s. My first exposure to IBM PowerPC was Power4 Processors and AIX 5.1. Wish I could run AIX at home. I prefer AIX to any Linux distribution at this point. One thing I will say about x86 is that virtualization is much simpler on x86 compared to...
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    Old supermicro board question

    Hah! I thought I was the only person using an old ass system like this for gaming!
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    Chrome OS Flex

    When the product is free, you’re the product… I’ve been avoiding google products and services for the better part of a decade now.
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    $80 laptop anyone? Evolve III Maestro E-Book 11.6" Laptop Computer - Dark Grey

    Found this, might help people getting these things to work after blowing away the factory image: Still hoping to find a source for updated BIOS images, but this is useful too.
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    $80 laptop anyone? Evolve III Maestro E-Book 11.6" Laptop Computer - Dark Grey

    I'm waiting for more distro's to start adopting Kernel 5.19 that is supposed to have better compatibility with the WIFI and Sound chips on this piece of shit. I just ended up reflashing it with the Windows 10 image it came with and tried stripping it down as lean as possible. I haven't been...
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    Can't update 2009 Macbook Pro

    You could try a Mac OS Install Patcher to see if you can get a slightly newer than supported version running on there. I've had decent luck with it in the past:
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    Question about networking

    You can't just use the existing coax to pull the cat6 through?
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    Question about networking

    If you do powerline networking you'll need something to bridge the phases, or else you'll only have communications on one phase. I personally would just rip out all the damn coax and run cat6 or better. You could try doing wireless everywhere. Depends on what your bandwidth/latency...
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    New Ubuntu 22.04 server, have an empty hdd that will not spin down.

    Are you sure you want the drive spinning down/up that often? That is the most stressful time for a spinning drive like that. Might be better to let it stay spinning even if it's completely idle/empty.
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    Your CPU progression

    Intel 486 66mhz Cyrix PR166+ 133mhz Intel Celeron 433mhz @ 590mhz (Deschutes) Intel Celeron 600mhz @ 1020mhz (Coppermine) Intel Celeron 1100mhz @ 1300mhz (Coppermine) Intel Celeron 1300mhz @ 1600mhz (Tualatin) Intel Pentium 4C 2.4ghz @ 3.4ghz (Northwood) Intel Celeron D 320 2.4ghz @ 4.0ghz...
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    Server build for work

    May I ask what industry this is for?
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    Server build for work

    Truth. Yes, you can build your own server-grade machine. Yes, most pre-built server-grade servers are just using off the shelf parts. But you don't want to be on the hook when you run into some edge case incompatibility or have to chase down a OEM for warranty support when you're server is down.
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    $80 laptop anyone? Evolve III Maestro E-Book 11.6" Laptop Computer - Dark Grey

    Mine is an 11v2. BIOS build date of 12/31/2020. I've been trying to figure out who is the OEM for this thing, maybe there is a newer BIOS/Firmware version that can improve things.
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    What to look for in a DOCSIS modem?

    Didnt know about this Intel Puma business. Good thing I haven’t bought the Arris SB6190 I’ve been thinking about getting! I just upgraded to 600Mbit and Arris’s website is a bit confusing if my current SB6183 can handle that bandwidth or not.
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    What to look for in a DOCSIS modem?

    What internet speed are you needing to support?