I built this to be able to run SpinRite on multiple hard drives at once so I wouldn’t have to wait days to scan a RAID array.
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Today, I was trying to wipe a hard drive on my gaming machine using DBAN 2.2.6 and kept seeing two “unrecognized devices” in the list of available drives. When trying to run the DBAN wipe, it would crash, complaining about /dev/sda and /dev/sdb.
Continue reading Fixing the DBAN “unrecognized device” crash
On February 16, I sat down at my Windows 7 based Media Center HTPC to watch some Netflix streaming shows, and was instead greeted with an Internet Explorer window stating “Navigation was cancelled”. Here’s how I fixed it.
Continue reading How I fixed Netflix playback on MCE
It seems that nearly anything with the word “iPad” on it commands a price premium, including carrying cases. Well, I found an alternative case that is nearly perfect for the iPad and it costs less than $15!
Continue reading Cheap, almost perfect iPad case
If you’ve got a QNAP NAS and some file in your music library is causing the QNAP’s iTunes server to die, here’s how you can track-down the problem and fix it.
Continue reading How to fix a dying QNAP iTunes server