Just a short note that I’ve moved most of my tech content to my tech blog site called GeekLingo (geeklingo.net).
One of the concerns I had with moving away from a microserver to a full Haswell desktop build for ESXi was a jump in power consumption. With around 4 days of data collected since the new system was installed, I thought that I would do a quick comparison for this month. The graph is a […]
This post has been moved to my new site. Comments have been disabled here. I can confirm that VT-d passthrough appears to be working just fine with the new ASRock Z87M Pro motherboard. I don’t have a need for it just yet but all the options appear to be available and it’s showing as enabled […]
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With the release of the Intel Haswell SKU and Z87 series motherboards, I thought it would be a good time to look at upgrading my ESXi box at home. My current configuration is: HP N54L Microserver 16Gb Kingston ECC RAM HP P410-512 RAID 4 x Hitachi 2TB HDDs My new ESXi server will comprise of […]
With Solar being so popular these days, I thought I would write a quick post about how I have mine set up for monitoring solar power panel generation. There are a million ways in which people can achieve this from using Raspberry Pi’s through to having dedicated monitoring devices. This is how I’ve achieved something […]
And that’s building a lego table all done, and relocated to the gallery. Time to put the containers in and fill them up with Lego Happy customers 😎
What better use for a spare solar inverter than holding the base plates down. 😎
Table sanded back and holes patched: Undercoat/Sealant applied: The legs and underside painted red: The top painted green. The paint is self-leveling so most of those ripples should disappear: