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by wizardz
Wed May 08, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Linux, Unix, and Assorted Madness
Topic: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]
Replies: 41
Views: 2849

Re: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]

holy crap is indeed appropriate here..

i'm seeing PiB and TB/sec... please wait while i wipe the drool from my desk..
by wizardz
Tue May 07, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Linux, Unix, and Assorted Madness
Topic: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]
Replies: 41
Views: 2849

Re: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]

a terabyte of debug email every 2 days?? wow. that's impressive. You haven't seen the logs from some of the systems I work with. :wink: Working in a small shop here (less than 100 employees) and our ENTIRE storage infrastructure is less than 10TB... backups and all.. Production data is probably ~1T...
by wizardz
Mon May 06, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Linux, Unix, and Assorted Madness
Topic: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]
Replies: 41
Views: 2849

Re: Amusing bug in RHEL 7.4 - [UPDATED]

a terabyte of debug email every 2 days??

wow. that's impressive.
by wizardz
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: LIGO & Virgo have detected Four new black hole mergers
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: LIGO & Virgo have detected Four new black hole mergers

everytime i see LIGO/VIRGO it reminds me of the bad dude in Ghostbuster 2..
by wizardz
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: My monitor issue acceptable?
Replies: 13
Views: 1750

Re: My monitor issue acceptable?

seeing in the other thread you returned your monitor as you didnt like it. hopefully you will find something that suits your need. i mainly use Lenovo's E24-10 monitors but they are used in an office environment so i cant comment on their glow/bleed. at home i have a curved ips ultrawide that does s...
by wizardz
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: My monitor issue acceptable?
Replies: 13
Views: 1750

Re: My monitor issue acceptable?

do you intend to look at a black background in a pitch black room all the time? i seriously do not understand what the fuss is all about IPS glow and/or backlight bleed. Sure some monitors are stupid bad but why people always go looking for this is beyond me. http://puu.sh/lDz83/b31a64b5e3.png (link...
by wizardz
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

i guess see ya guys and gals next year?

i've put a reminder to fire up Frankie on Sept 30th.
by wizardz
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

not sure what happened here but in the last couple of days, my computer's been doin' the rebootaroo after getting BSOD's.
since its a domain join computer i have to sign in everytime. hopefully i'll err on the 300k ppd side instead of the 0 ppd side.
by wizardz
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

farmpuma wrote:
Danger Will Robinson! Danger Will Robinson! As of the three AM update Frankie is below the 2.5M PPD average!

yeah i noticed my computer was turned off this morning. apparently my son pressed the "big red button" yesterday.
by wizardz
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

i'm back at ~280k-290k PPD according to the estimator..not sure why i was at 171k for a while... usually F@H gets a pause when i game (2-3hrs during the evening).. and unless i forget to turn it back on, folds all the time. (as a bonus it heats the basement so the wife kinda likes it) can't wait to ...
by wizardz
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

i've disabled CPU folding entirely, so not sure what could be causing this.
updated driver/rebooted and now its even worse. sitting at 175k ppd..
by wizardz
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

This database has your 970 @ 345k PPD and a 2080 at 1.6M PPD. yeah i looked at that as well. driver perhaps? i'm not sure of the actual brand of my gtx970. its an actual "no label" nvidia card temporarily borrowed from one of our industrial vision desktops from Matrox/ViDi as my gtx570 di...
by wizardz
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

DancinJack wrote:
wizardz wrote:
just added my bone stock GTX970 to the mix. hopefully that helps a bit :)

It'll help a lot! Depending on the WUs you get, that should net a good 300K+ PPD.


sitting at 292k PPD right now.. CPU/GPU combined.
i'll add a RTX2080 when it gets here..hopefully before the end of the month..
by wizardz
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

just added my bone stock GTX970 to the mix. hopefully that helps a bit :)
by wizardz
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: TR Distributed Computing Effort
Topic: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?
Replies: 118
Views: 10321

Re: TR Frankenbot 2018; wow, is it that time already?

i'd like to contribute..
can i get the passkey?

thx
by wizardz
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: House struck by lightning
Replies: 31
Views: 3109

Re: House struck by lightning

glad you are ok. i would also check water heater, furnace/heating board/AC (depending on where you from), smoke detectors (if they are wired), sprinker system. Also powertools in the garage/shed that may have remained hooked up. basically check your breakerbox, and identify everything and everywhere...
by wizardz
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: PSU Wattage Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2625

Re: PSU Wattage Question

i'm in the seasonic crowd as well. nothing but good things to say about them. maybe a tad more expensive than a Corsair/EVGA. http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/PSUReviewDatabase.html <= here you can see a list of PSU, as well as the OEM behind it. sometimes Seasonic is the OEM behind some ...
by wizardz
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Router hangs when desktop Lan connection in use.
Replies: 17
Views: 1543

Re: Router hangs when desktop Lan connection in use.

i would go in the direction that Duct Tape is mentioning. make sure its properly cooled. its also a good idea to try another wired computer. nothing is impossible. i've seen "routers" go about their day until you start putting a little bit more stress than day to day browsing (aka netflix)...
by wizardz
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Need to replace AirPort Extreme setup.
Replies: 34
Views: 4181

Re: Need to replace AirPort Extreme setup.

a colleague bought the Amplifi setup and he's actually not at all impressed.

what i use is this model. i also have a few dozen of their UAP-AC-PRO deployed at work.
by wizardz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Need to replace AirPort Extreme setup.
Replies: 34
Views: 4181

Re: Need to replace AirPort Extreme setup.

we also service our house with Ubiquiti UAP-AC.
i installed 3 lite models (~CAD120$ ea). 1 on the basement's ceiling, 1 on the ground level's ceiling and 1 outside about 50' away from the house in our BBQ island. (bbq island is one single block of concrete and it radiates pretty good nonetheless)
by wizardz
Tue May 08, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fiber optic vs cable
Replies: 27
Views: 3777

Re: Fiber optic vs cable

we have a symmetric 1gbps FTTH (fiber to the home) with IPTV and coming from cable, the difference in latency is i believe what makes a difference. went from 30ms to major content providers to less than 5ms in most cases. steam is one of the few service that i can pull 600-700mbps from.
by wizardz
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4678
Views: 201964

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

A former co-worker who recently departed to take a job in another state discovered Monday of last week that the guy who hired him had abruptly quit. They're telling him that his job is safe, but he's understandably a little nervous. He hasn't actually sold his house and moved yet (has been working ...
by wizardz
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Best VPN, Your Opnion
Replies: 32
Views: 11563

Re: Best VPN, Your Opnion

depending on your anonymisation needs, you can check that site. https://thatoneprivacysite.net/vpn-comparison-chart/

i've in the past had good experience with TunnelBear. not extremely fast, but fast enough for me to not notice while browsing.
by wizardz
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: fixed poor amazon video quality on xfinity
Replies: 9
Views: 9863

Re: fixed poor amazon video quality on xfinity

they might simply redirect you to a local comcast netflix cache instead, and because its busy AF, you get lower quality?
it would be interesting to compare the stream sources (IP) between using comcast's dns and google's dns.
by wizardz
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Poll: How did you primarily check out the reviews of the AMD ThreadRipper?
Replies: 11
Views: 1303

Re: Poll: How did you primarily check out the reviews of the AMD ThreadRipper?

Mr Bill wrote:
wizardz wrote:
you forgot to add the "im waiting on TR to release the TR review"

but because that is a future event.. im still going to select "written reviews"
Done :D

sweet :D
by wizardz
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Poll: How did you primarily check out the reviews of the AMD ThreadRipper?
Replies: 11
Views: 1303

Re: Poll: How did you primarily check out the reviews of the AMD ThreadRipper?

you forgot to add the "im waiting on TR to release the TR review"

but because that is a future event.. im still going to select "written reviews"
by wizardz
Wed May 24, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: New Fiber, Can't get new router to work!
Replies: 24
Views: 3628

Re: New Fiber, Can't get new router to work!

glad you found that one. network loops can be a pain..

like at this new job i just got, the previous admin purposely disabled STP/RSTP on ALL of the switches. like "no rstp" on the CLI.
still trying to figure out why...
by wizardz
Wed May 17, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Echo Vale
Topic: Match these speakers to a receiver
Replies: 46
Views: 10357

Re: Match these speakers to a receiver

i have a pair of Monitor Audio Rx6, who some people might call "bright". i paired them with a Creek Audio Evolution 50A and they just sound awesome. i listen mostly to music recorded between 1950 and 1980, with the occasional party starter from the 90s not sure about your budget, but a Cre...
by wizardz
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: What's this mystery MSI plastic thingy?
Replies: 9
Views: 2882

Re: What's this mystery MSI plastic thingy?

looks like a more basic version of Cisco/HP CPU installation aid.

(see cpu and heatsink replacement section)
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/un ... 200M3.html
by wizardz
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Cheesy but effective DIY monitor arm...
Replies: 29
Views: 15853

Re: Cheesy but effective DIY monitor arm...

wow, creativity at its best!. reminds me of the ghetto "server cabinet" i made for myself when i first moved in except you actually finished it with a proper wrapping so it blends properly. i really need to get meself an utrawide, heck i would love to have a projector and an ultrawide scre...
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