Category: Hardware

GNU Linux & Windows Server 2012 R2 – benchmark results HighPoint SSD7101A-1 NVMe RAID (harddisk) card + 4x 1TB Kingston NVMe (KINGSTON SA2000M81000G)  (individually and in mdadm RAID10 mode) – disk failures under Win 2012 R2
20.05.2021

https://highpoint-tech.com/USA_new/series-ssd7101a-1-overview.htm this card + x16 PCIe slot + NVMes promise MASSIVE harddisk speeds 🙂 for Mac/OSX users this card seems to be a good pick for GNU Linux users at the current state (faulty drivers that do not compile) it […]

MARS helicopter “Ingenuity” runs GNU Linux :)
24.02.2021

“Linux has made it to Mars” “The Red Planet runs on Linux” (src: theverge.com) just hope the #Perseverence Mars rover ain’t running Windows 🙈 (then it is lost already X-D) it will start a flight in the next 2-3 months […]

LibreBoot – (how to mount luks2 encrypted volume) LVM encrypted volumes needs correct CMOS clock time – Volume Group not found – failed to read int token error parsing metadata
03.12.2020

to recover the data: how to mount luks2 encrypted volume possibility: remove harddisk, attach to sata2usb adapter, then mount on different machine like this: # unlock encrypted harddisk udisksctl unlock -b /dev/sdb5 udisksctl mount -b /dev/mapper/ubuntu–vg-root Mounted /dev/dm-1 at /media/dpm/e8cf82c0-f0a3-41b3-ab28-1f9d23fcfa72 […]

Freetz Alternative Firmware for Older FritzBoxes
17.08.2020

JavaScript can compromise the user’s network devices! pretty evil are devices/routers with security problems, that can be exploited from javascript. so basically opening a webpage with a browser that has javascript enabled (which most browsers have) might scan the user’s […]

Odroid H2 as ventilator cooling ventilation airmachine
13.08.2020

finally summer and climate change have both reached Europe and had several weeks of 30 C straight… without ventilation, anything above 30 is just “too much to think” (so maybe the brain CPU also would need active cooling?) of course […]

games and AI all need GPUs – first Open Source RISCV GPU – userbenchmark “internet connectivity failed” – GPU Benchmark – Tensor Flow GPU and Artificial Intelligence Deep Learning and OpenAI
30.12.2019

apologize! games = windows, still ? (although there are 6000 steam games running on linux) the very first “Open Source GPU” is in the making: https://www.crowdsupply.com/libre-risc-v/m-class “The Libre RISC-V M-Class is a RISC-V chip that is libre-licensed to the bedrock. […]