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by crashtech
Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Server ordered
Replies: 11
Views: 610

Re: Server ordered

Oh, yeah, it should be way faster that way.
by crashtech
Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Server ordered
Replies: 11
Views: 610

Re: Server ordered

I think a 1U is gonna need conventional 2.5" SATA SSDs.
by crashtech
Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Server ordered
Replies: 11
Views: 610

Re: Server ordered

There are cheap PCIe to NVME adapters, but I don't know how they would work on older stuff
by crashtech
Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Server ordered
Replies: 11
Views: 610

Re: Server ordered

What is the space requirement?
by crashtech
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Volunteers to help run and maintain the site
Replies: 22
Views: 606

Re: Volunteers to help run and maintain the site

Make sure you edit the start and stop time. The Sprint is scheduled to start at 25 minutes after the hour. I think they'll be better to start on the hour, since the stats will update on the hour. Also, do not select the Sprint project. Make sure it's set so a random sprint will be selected. I know ...
by crashtech
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Volunteers to help run and maintain the site
Replies: 22
Views: 606

Re: Volunteers to help run and maintain the site

I have no qualifications for such work, but I am willing to help/learn as long as the damage I'm able to inflict during inevitable mistakes can be easily fixed (having current backups, limiting the scope of my power, etc.). That said, you'd be better off with someone a little closer to the IT biz th...
by crashtech
Thu Jul 01, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: b-games
Topic: Test sprint
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Test sprint

I'll submit a few whimsical ones:

Chase Check
Test Tear
Rush Research

I like alliteration, lol.
by crashtech
Tue Jun 29, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: The Market
Topic: Two Sets 2x8GB DDR4 3200
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Two Sets 2x8GB DDR4 3200

Geil EVO SPEAR Phantom Gaming Edition 16GB DDR4 3200, $50 + shipping, Paypal or Venmo.

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PNY Anarchy-X 16GB DDR4 3200, $50 + shipping, Paypal or Venmo.

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by crashtech
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build

My solution is to just leave the side off the case. None of my DC rigs are closed up! :D
by crashtech
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build

I just thought I would mention it. That board is actually designed to go in a server chassis with lots of air blowing past everything, so the heatsinks are sized accordingly. As long as they aren't getting too hot to touch comfortably, you are probably fine. Possibly on a case like that, you could p...
by crashtech
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: My new (to me) Plex Media Server build

Looks good, oddly familiar! Bet they run super cool under water! Check on those power delivery heatsinks, though, I think they may want a bit of air flow...
by crashtech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched

Thanks, biodoc! I went ahead and updated all my rigs after the PrimeGrid challenge ended, and it looks to me like the patch was included in those updates. Seems there should be a quick and easy way to get the pertinent info from a command prompt, though.
by crashtech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched

Here's a download page for polkit:

https://www.freedesktop.org/software/polkit/releases/

Now I need to figure out how to "make" it go.
by crashtech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched

I can't figure out how to implement the fix, nor even how to get meaningful version info out of my hosts. pkcheck --version returns only "0.105".
by crashtech
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched

https://www.zdnet.com/article/nasty-lin ... d-patched/

Anyone heard about this? I would guess that DC hosts aren't likely to be vulnerable.
by crashtech
Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Distributed Computing News
Topic: [SiDock@home] SiDock@home is going to join Gridcoin
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: [SiDock@home] SiDock@home is going to join Gridcoin

Grid con :lol: There are some compelling arguments being made about why blockchain has utility being made by smart people, some of whom I find credible. The current method of "proof of work" has some serious downsides re energy intensity, but with the advent of "proof of stake," these arguments get ...
by crashtech
Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: Spoiler Tags
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: Spoiler Tags

Another use for the spoiler tags is to hide walls of text to streamline the post, only those interested in the information will see it by clicking open the spoiler. However, I noticed some unwanted behavior by the forum software when using dark mode, which I use exclusively. When in dark mode, the b...
by crashtech
Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: DC Projects setup and tuning
Topic: Rosetta python project 1.02 (vbox64) application
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: Rosetta python project 1.02 (vbox64) application

The figure I had set was too high, 95% of disk space. I've lowered it a little, and am shopping for a larger SSD. 256GB is too small these days for a 56 thread host. In my case, so much space was consumed that I was unable to log in.
by crashtech
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: DC Projects setup and tuning
Topic: Rosetta python project 1.02 (vbox64) application
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: Rosetta python project 1.02 (vbox64) application

I don't mind vbox jobs, but those are pretty high requirements. I thought I had it figured out by running a limited number of tasks, but it wasn't limited enough!
by crashtech
Sun May 30, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: Spoiler Tags
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: Spoiler Tags

Well I just learned to use them around images so ppl don't have to see the image unless they want to.
by crashtech
Sun May 30, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: The Market
Topic: SOLD Ryzen 5 3600
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Ryzen 5 3600

Yeah, I almost was going to keep it as a test/spare CPU, but I keep too much stuff!
by crashtech
Sun May 30, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: Spoiler Tags
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: Spoiler Tags

Spoiler
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Funny how enabling it didn't fix my OP!
by crashtech
Sun May 30, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: Spoiler Tags
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Spoiler Tags

Is there an alternate way to do this, or can it be enabled with this forum software?:

[spoiler]supposed to be hidden[/spoiler]
by crashtech
Sun May 30, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: The Market
Topic: SOLD Ryzen 5 3600
Replies: 2
Views: 272

SOLD Ryzen 5 3600

SOLD

Ryzen 5 3600, CPU only. $150 plus shipping OBO. US shipping $8.45
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I have a used Wraith Prism cooler that I could include, but it will require a bigger box and higher shipping cost.
by crashtech
Tue May 25, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: The Camp Fire
Topic: Web server update/migration
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Re: Web server update/migration

Thanks for keeping the lights on!
by crashtech
Sat May 22, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: The Market
Topic: SOLD Complete 2x E5-2678v3 system
Replies: 0
Views: 210

SOLD Complete 2x E5-2678v3 system

SOLD to lucky winner Skillz! I have to downsize a bit. Here's what I offer: Asus Z10PCD8/SAS It's CEB form factor and will fit into many ATX type cases. 2x E5-2678v3 CPUs Theses are the same as the 2680v3. 64GB (8x8GB) ECC RAM Pretty generic stuff. I will also include the heatsinks if desired. I'm n...
by crashtech
Sun May 16, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Tripping the Breakers
Topic: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.
Replies: 25
Views: 1514

Re: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.

Well... this probably isn't the proper venue for this discussion. But I will say that utilities that make use of renewables are also deploying energy storage systems as fast as they can, regardless of the energy conversion penalty. That might make plenty of room for dissent against the grid-as-batte...
by crashtech
Sun May 16, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Tripping the Breakers
Topic: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.
Replies: 25
Views: 1514

Re: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.

For the moment, putting my excess energy back on the grid is the perfect energy storage system Only strictly selfishly speaking. California, for instance, still relies on coal burning (out of state and imported) to fill in when renewables aren't meeting demand. Grid is not actual storage, it only a...
by crashtech
Sun May 16, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Tripping the Breakers
Topic: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.
Replies: 25
Views: 1514

Re: 3-2021 Big Core Options under $2,000.

More solar, and more Powerwalls! Might have missed the boat on power wall. Tesla is now only selling them with solar roof systems. They only work when the power goes out too, so it’s pretty expensive for minimal use. Certainly agree with more solar! Well solar doesn't reach its potential without so...