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How to setup git as a daemon

This is a quick post on using git on a server. I use my Synology NAS as a fileserver, but also as a git repository server. 362 more words


Adding an SSD cache to Synology DS-1813+

Hello everyone,

I bought – some time ago, new storage for my home lab.  I mentioned it here, but while I got it going quickly I have been very slow at getting the SSD’s I had bought into action.  859 more words

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PernixData FVP homelab experience

This post is dedicated to FVP, a storage acceleration solution by PernixData. I will briefly introduce their company and solution to give you an idea of what it does. 3,732 more words


Synology: DiskStation Manager 5.1 Beta is Available

Synology just released a Beta version of it’s coming DSM version 5.1 and it’s available for download: https://www.synology.com/en-global/dsm/5.1beta.

At the same time, the powerpacked 4-bay Disktation DS415+ was announced: … 15 more words


Cross-compiling nano with UTF-8 support for Synology

export CROSS_PREFIX=i686-pc-linux-gnu
export TARGET=i686-pc-linux-gnu
export TOOLCHAIN=/usr/local/evansport-pc-linux-gnu
export AR=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-ar
export AS=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-as
export CC=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-gcc
export CXX=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-g++
export LD=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-ld
export LDSHARED="${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-gcc -shared "
export RANLIB=${TOOLCHAIN}/bin/${CROSS_PREFIX}-ranlib
export CFLAGS="-I${TOOLCHAIN}/include -O3 ${MARCH}"
export LDFLAGS="-L${TOOLCHAIN}/lib"
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH="${TOOLCHAIN}/lib/pkgconfig"

#DSM 5.0 already includes libncursesw so we can link the nano binary to this
#fetch the source which was extracted from the Synology DSM 5.0 source tarball
wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1188556/ncurses-5.x.zip
unzip ncurses-5.x.zip
cd ncurses-5.x
./configure --prefix=${TOOLCHAIN} --host=${TARGET} --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-shared --without-normal --without-progs --without-debug --enable-widec
make install
cd .. 529 more words

Unboxing: Synology DS414 Slim

This morning I unboxed a brand-spanking new Synology DS414 slim NAS device. In the future I’m going to be working on some performance testing parameters in conjunction with other tests I’m running on a… 1,975 more words