Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ubuntu 11.10 iscsi setup

If you need to setup Ubuntu 11.10 host as an iscsi client, check out the documentation here on how to do it. All very easy to perform. Great to see some excellent documentation from the Ubuntu documentation teams.

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Router issues sorted

After playing around with the Billion 7800NL I managed to sort out something that solved my problem. It appears the default setup doesn’t include any sort of QoS, so I played around and managed to create some rules which see … Continue reading

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Internet Routers

It would appear our household really hammers the router, in fact so badly it doesn’t seem to cope after a few days. I’ve got an old Pentium 4 here, so after running up pfsense on it for a 2nd time, … Continue reading

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Synology DS109+

So far I am very impressed with the Synology DS109+ that I purchased. It’s currently running with a 2Tb WD Green drive. Seems to do exactly what it was advertised to do too.

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New Digital Camera Canon DSLR 600D

Wife and I have been reviewing DSLR’s for a while now. We settled on a Canon 600D twin lens kit. As this was the model that had the features we wanted. Took a few photos with it and very impressed … Continue reading

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What a week

Been a busy week, and I am sure next week wont be no different. Got Mac Mini back from Apple, and they replaced the logic board. In addition my 8gb of ram I ordered back in late November arrived from … Continue reading

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Witness to a pedestrian being hit by a car

I happened to be outside the office and happened to look at the traffic when the lights changed. As I walk across the intersection each and every day. I had just got to work 15mins earlier. Unfortunately a car failed … Continue reading

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Decoding TiVo files as downloaded from TiVo series 3

I’ve always been meaning to determine how one can decrypt the *.tivo files as saved out from the TiVo units by the TiVo Desktop application. Turns out it wasn’t as hard as I thought, just took some research. Found an … Continue reading

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When it rains, it pours

Probably not the best start to the new year. Turns out my Mac Mini is having some serious memory issues, looks like I have a problem dimm socket. Opened it up to see if things had been seated correctly, appears … Continue reading

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Hello 2012

Hello 2012. Nice to meet you. Looks like we will get to know each other for the next 365 days.

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