Author: Dave Thomas

SuperMicro: IPMI fan sensor threshold to 0 or del

Finally, a way to get SuperMicro boards to stop blasting the fans for low RPM, quiet fans…


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…