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 […]
After I have outlined my idea in the first part >/a>, I will now move on to my favorite topic: Adjusting the system a tad more to match our interests My sysctl Config step by step I believe IPv6 is not that important for our connection to the Tor network, since we can still easily do everything with […]
I got a small laptop here, which is sadly only 32 bit. To be honest, a bit old-fashioned, but still an unbeatable battery time of 10 hours of normal use. In my humble opinion it’s pretty much a sin to throw that box away. Sadly the 32 bit architecture is about to die out – on the other […]
As my server was hitting its capacity limits, it was time to rethink the whole webstack and do some improvements. And that’s exactly where I ditched gzip in favor of Brotli. Considering that it’s supported by the major browsers, I checked my Matomo analysis to see if I would run into any problems. As I had almost no […]