Archive for the ‘Computer’ Category


Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

For quite I while I watched my data pool grow towards its capacity limits, a pool I had already split over two 3GB drives manually with a 2GB drive as backup. Managing redundancy and backups was quite a PITA, so I looked out for alternatives. I considered acquiring a hardware based ...

iRiver H120 CF mod with Transcend 32GB 133x

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

I recently found out there is a way to bring some life into my aging iRiver H120. I had installed Rockbox for a long time for its FLAC support, and the guys from Rockbox found a way to enable the use of CompactFlash cards as internal storage. This has the ...

VPN-Durchsatz der Fritzbox 7390

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Das neueste Flagschiff von AVM, die Fritzbox 7390, wird bei den VDSL-Providern gern als Endgerät eingesetzt. An Funktionen findet sich auf der 7390 wirklich alles, was in einem normalen Haushalt benötigt wird. Zusätzlich auch eine Möglichkeit zum Aufbau von VPN-Verbindungen, auch zwischen zwei Standorten. Doch wie hoch ist der Durchsatz an ...

Tipps für Windows 7 x64

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Ein paar kleine Tipps/Tools für alle, die demnächst Windows 7 x64 nutzen wollen: 1) SSL VPN Client für Watchguard und Vista/7 x64 2) Driver signing in Windows 7/Vista x64 Die x64-Varianten lassen nur signierte Treiber zu, will man unsignierte nutzen, dann hilft folgendes Tool: 3) Datei für Ruhezustand liegt im root-Verzeichnis, obwohl Ruhezustand deaktiviert ist, gilt auch ...

HP DL160 G6, RAID controller B110i and Windows 2008 R2

Friday, August 14th, 2009

I got into some trouble with a HP DL160 G6, which could not load the driver for the embedded SATA RAID controller called B110i when installing Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter.

Jumbo Frames on TS-109 and TS-209 in gigabit environments

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

If using the Qnap NAS systems with a gigabit switch supporting jumbo frames you will obtain around 15-16MB/sec. By activating jumbo frames on the NAS & your network card you can achieve the specified maximum of 32MB/sec download fromthe NAS. Qnap says the following in the manual: 1) Activating jumbo frames in ...

Qnap TS-109 harddisk waking up sporadically

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

My TS-109 spun down correctly but i had it waking up every 20-30 minutes without accessing it at all. I found out that the netbios service accessed the network names every once in a while and caused the ts-109 to spin up. To avoid this happening i deactivated netbios. There are two ...

Waiting for Samsung Spinpoint F1 with 1TB

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Samsung is due to release the world's first 1TB harddisk based on 3x333GB platters. Here is the data sheet: Samsung Spinpoint F1 data sheet 1TB