Early NAS Benchmarks

I’m been racking my brain trying to figure out this Synology NAS. I wanted a very simple benchmark, as I don’t need to go into complex workloads.   The problem is that I’m using Synology Hybrid Raid.  From what I can see from mdadm is that Synology created a RAID 5 from two slices of …

Install WMIC on Debian Jessie for Observium

Modified from here to work with Debian Jessie Observium Turnkey VM Step 1 – Install Required Packages apt-get install autoconf bzip2 make build-essential Step 2 – Download the ‘wmic’ source to /tmp cd /tmp wget http://www.openvas.org/download/wmi/wmi-1.3.14.tar.bz2 Step 3 – Untar the source tar -jxvf wmi-1.3.14.tar.bz2 Step 4 – Go into the directory and add a line of text to …

Pine64 Notes and LCD not working, but HDMI Does

When I first purchased mine via the initial Kickstarter, I had many issues getting working hardware.  Once I was able to get a non-damaged LCD, as apparently shipping from China is very difficult, I ran into an issue where video would work via HDMI but not via the Touch LCD.  The problem is that only …