IBM M1015 9220-8i cross-flashed to LSI 9211-8i IT mode

Flashing a raid card to a different firmware takes about five minutes, however if you have never done it before, the research process can be an order of magnitude higher. I spent about a day parsing all the blogs, forum posts, and subreddits that discuss flashing the LSI9211 HBA firmware to IT mode on compatible … Read more IBM M1015 9220-8i cross-flashed to LSI 9211-8i IT mode

Scams in the Crypto Coin Space

If you are involved with crypto currency you are bound to be exposed to a scam or two at some point, much like the Nigerian scams that prey on fiat money. I was looking at my twitter feed and noticed theĀ Binance weekly report. The interesting thing I noticed in the reply section was an apparent … Read more Scams in the Crypto Coin Space

Running an Authoritative DNS Server

I have been running my own Domain Name Server for several years. Some people argue the merits of doing such a thing when you can just put it in the “cloud”, but I enjoy managing DNS with all the flexibility andĀ  enrichment it brings. I run Bind version 9 in a FreeBSD Jail and it … Read more Running an Authoritative DNS Server