My FireTV started popping up with a low disk space warning and wouldn’t allow me to make it though playing a full video. This was particularly annoying because I added a 32GB USB stick and moved my apps to it, so all files should be writing to the USB. I checked, and 5GB or so [...]

As a recent upgrade I switched to pfSense as a home router/firewall. In my test lab for pfSense I have an Supermicro X10SDV which has two onboard 10GbE  ports combined with a PCIe Intel X540-T2 dual-port 10GbE NIC, giving me access to 4x 10GbE ports. Currently the smallest and most affordable 8-port 10GbE switches are still [...]

After this weekends network card passthrough fail with the EXPI9404PT on VMware 6.0 I was feeling pretty discouraged, so I took a break for a day. I decided to try again today since I have a couple other models of network cards in my currently running lab: 1x Intel 82576 ET Quad Port Gigabit Network 1x [...]

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