Debian is awesome. Really. I love Debian – but sometimes the well-aged kernel is a tad too old for me. Currently it’s about fstrim and as I’m already doing my own Gentoo-Kernel for Debian, I had to do it properly and build an upstream ‘vanilla’ kernel too. What I dislike about my current setup is having to install […]
Debian is a solid Linux distribution with nearly nothing to complain about besides its well aged software. And in my case this ‘nearly nothing’ was more about the nearly than the nothing as due to the old kernel, fstrim didn’t do its job. So I decided to build a new kernel. But as I am running Gentoo on […]
I am not sure if you are aware of Home Assistant, but it’s a neat way for me to do some tinkering in my home and wire it all together using Node-Red to save me some coding and get some neat flows set up. And you can do the same with quite little effort and start out with […]
ZFS is a great thing and the main reason for me to use FreeNAS. But as disk space grew sparse, I had to think about upgrading. As WD brilliantly fucked up their WD-Red series and made a real mess there with SMR and some labeling stuff, I decided to go for Seagates IronWolf Pro disks to expand my […]
It’s quite a fortune that progress finally arrived at my end of the world as the lines were updated. In my case my ISP upgraded my line to be 5 times faster than it was before. Finally.
My current homelab is basically a vmware ESXi server, a FreeNAS and some other common found components like an UPS, a few Raspis, Switches, WLAN access points… Most of the hardware is old stuff I bought from companies that replaced it on their end. Other parts were gifts from friends. In other words, it’s quite some junkyard of […]