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Pin layouts of hardware

This is yet another post of some information I wish I had known years ago.

AllPinouts: a site that lists pin layouts of common and not so common hardware. 165 more words

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Mac/PC: sending Wake-on-LAN (WOL) packets

I’ve succesfully woken up these machines:

  • HP XW6600 running ESXi 5.1
  • ThinkPad W701U running Windows 7

I still need to try to wake up a Mac Mini Server running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). 125 more words

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Good starting point for RAID information

Accurate information about RAID is scattered around the internet.

This is a good starting point IBM’s Understanding RAID technology.


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BitTorrent Labs: BitTorrent Sync - distributed peer-to-peer syncing your files without online cloud storage

Interesting for people that do not trust Cloud Storage providers: BitTorrent Labs’ BitTorrent Sync.

I’ve tried an early version, and it works “OK”. Not yet as well-integrated like for instance DropBox, but stable and fast enough. 68 more words

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