WatchOtaku.com mirrored and shut down

For several years, I created and maintained a Wiki-based site called WatchOtaku.com. It was a fun exercise, and I still like how well wikis work for this sort of heavily-lined content, but as of Sep 2019 I’ve taken it down. I exported the entire site as HTML and am hosting it for your reference on my […]

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10gig completed

Two sfp+ transceivers and some reconfigurations layer… Note the magic “10G” lights! Full view. A test via nfs shows 300MB/sec writes and 350 reads. Next I can play with jumbo frames and such. Might put an old SSD in the NAS to see if it’ll speed it up. But even so it’s super fast.

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Ten gigabit home networking

This will be a series of posts. I upgraded my NAS to a model with dual 10G ports, and the compute server already had 10G so I had an excuse. Old setup – 4-bay Synology DS416play and a USB3 drive caddy for a temporary backup solution. TP-Link 16 port switch, all ports in use. After […]

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One wonders

Sometime you see an aircraft flying oddly and wonder. Allow me to recommend an ADS-B app, this is the iOS app OpenADSB: This one was tracking CA-56. I wonder why? Anyway, an ADS-B app shows all sorts of interesting stuff. Some time ago it showed FLIR surveilling San Diego: Anyway, go grab yourself an app, […]

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OWC MS-9411-GD special

Right after I posted my OWC review, Dan sent me this killer picture and I had to share. Wish I’d taken that one. Awesome shot of the 9411 gradient dial right where it belongs.

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