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Mac Mini Hosting (ZFS loopback)

ZFS I’ve been a fan of ZFS storage for a while now and I find it particularly useful in this type of standalone environment. One of my constant preoccupations (personally and professionally) is data protection...

Feb 25, 2014

Awesome birthday present

And now my computer bag is no longer a spaghetti collection of miscellaneous cables and stuff. This is the Book Book Travel Journal from Twelve South. So now I have the near complete mobile kit with: USB...

Jan 28, 2014

Can't format a VMFS-5 volume on an existing disk?

If you are cobbling together a home lab for ESXi, sometimes you’ll be reusing various disks that have been used in other computers with other operating systems. This can cause a problem for ESXi when you want...

Jan 23, 2014

Mavericks NFS alert

Just a quick note to help those that are upgrading to Mavericks and use NFS automounts. By default, Mavericks will use NFS4 which uses a different security model so you may end up with what appears to be a...

Oct 23, 2013

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