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PC Boot Past and Present

Published on December 20, 2023 at 5:36 am by LEW

Just uploaded a video on PC booting where I discuss legacy/BIOS/MBR and UEFI/GPT. There seems to be some confusion on this topic for a lot of people. So this is my thoughts on the subject.

 

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BeeLink Ser6 Max Review

Published on November 7, 2023 at 3:03 pm by LEW

Introduction

I have just finished my preliminary look at a BeeLink mini computer I recently acquired. The specific model is the Ser6 Max-E-321. And let me say right at the start, there are a few issues with this offering that some might consider deal breakers. (more…)

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Tagaytay Network Part 4: Backups and Archives

Published on October 30, 2023 at 2:28 pm by LEW

Introduction

Backups is another subject I want to take a few minutes to explore. While not specifically related to the Local Area networks (LAN) I will be working on, it is something that most of us do not give much thought to until it is to late. While I do backups on my computer, I probably don’t do them as often as the experts would recommend. Nor do I exactly follow any of the methodologies that I see being proposed. It is not that I necessarily agree or disagree with the methodologies, but rather that I have some understanding of the law of diminishing returns. (more…)

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Tagaytay Network Part 2: Current Setup

Published on October 23, 2023 at 10:25 am by LEW

Router Introduction

Having looked at the original network setup in the last post, lets turn our attention to what is currently in place. The current setup is somewhat more complex than the earlier version and addresses some of the original issues. (more…)

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SystemD Leviathan Part 2: Service Unit

Published on October 5, 2023 at 10:31 am by LEW

Introduction

Since it is marketed as an init replacement, it is only fitting that we start with the systemd service unit. As this is what most users will deal with when managing services. (more…)

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