Author: Dave Thomas

Dell PowerEdge 13th Gen Fan Noise

An excellent excerpt from another blog…


iSCSI Storage for VMware ESXi

A million opinions on storage for ESXi over iSCSI from FreeNAS/TrueNAS, all boiled down…


VMware ESXi iSCSI Max IO Size

A long awaited find and tweak to iSCSI performance…


Restoring GRUB EFI Bootloader

Thanks to a Lenovo BIOS update, I got a crash course on generating a new UEFI config…


Intel SSD DC P4510 Optimizations

Configuring for max performance…


Mikrotik VLAN CRS3

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Interface/Bridge#VLAN_Example_.232_.28Trunk_and_Hybrid_Ports.29…


Mikrotik Serial and Console Access

sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 Borrowed from: https://cyberlab.pacific.edu/resources/lab-network-hardware-console


FreeNAS iSCSI on R730xd with H730/HBA330/Optane 900P Passthrough in ESXi

In case you run into this like I did…


Crypto Rig Bill of Materials

I’ve been asked to document my current go-to parts manifest for the crypto mining rigs I’m running…


NVidia Optimus for VMware Workstation

How to enable NVidia Optimus drivers so that VM’s may have hardware graphics acceleration…