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  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    The easiest way to handle the internal-external name for a single host is to use a CNAME, so you can have your normal A record for...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    Why can't you create a proper internal domain? I set up what I'm calling my backup box over the weekend, but I didn't have another...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    SMR drives are perfectly fine for ungodly amounts of data that doesn't change very much. They take forever to read and write to, but...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    I bought three of them. They do indeed come up as whitebox drives on Seagate's warranty portal. Which in my case means that I'll wind up...
  • F
    fb replied to the thread Something Random.
    Well... https://www.theonion.com/facebook-takes-down-all-posts-spreading-misinformation-1846301464
  • Chewy509
    Chewy509 replied to the thread Something Random.
    So, Facebook in order to comply with proposed Australian Law, has decided to remove all news articles and links to mainstream media...
  • Newtun
    Newtun replied to the thread Something Random.
    Speaking of random, I hope any of y'all in Texas are surviving OK.
  • sedrosken
    sedrosken replied to the thread Something Random.
    Sold my RX480 for more than I paid for it in this recent round of crypto nonsense. I can wait until my next upgrade -- a friend of mine...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    zfs isn't that bad for drive upgrades. It's slow, sure, but it works well as long as your hardware is in good working order. I should...
  • Chewy509
    Chewy509 replied to the thread Home NAS.
    We've had a few of these for testing, and seem to work well in the storage roll...
  • Chewy509
    Chewy509 replied to the thread Home NAS.
    Saw this yesterday on LTT:
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    That's an interesting project. Would part of your plan include replicating your data offsite? Or are you just looking at it for bitrot /...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    That i5 does have crappy Intel graphics; I have a little 10" HDMI screen I normally use for RPi that would take care of my needs in that...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Something Random.
    I've never had any luck with full time permanent corporate jobs. That's one of the reasons I've stayed in the role that I have.
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Home NAS.
    I think I might be tempted to use a 35W i5, like a 8600T, along with a Gigabyte C246-WU4. That gives me 10 SATA ports and a pair of nVMe...
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