I was only born one of these things

I was only born one of these things

The other was simply a byproduct.
FreeBSD 10.1 + FC Target Mode + ZFS iSCSI/FC unmap/trim
FreeBSD 10.1 added some lovely new features, the most interesting of which to me were: insecure_tpc unmap Now, using either the kernel iSCSI initiator, or...
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FreeBSD FibreChannel SAN with ZFS and VMWare with Snapshotting
At work I recently got to create our new SAN using 7 480GB Crucial M4 SSD's in a RaidZ paired with 7 4TB WD RE4's...
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Ubuntu FFMPEG LAME and FLAC
Since Ubuntu appears to have it selected as an extra, if you run into the following error: Encoder (codec id 86017) not found Run the...
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FreeBSD 9 AES-NI
Took me a while to figure this out, but you'll need a custom kernel with the following: device crypto device cryptodev device aesni In your...
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Assembly runtime forwarding not working without explanation
After hours and hours of searching between a coworker and I as to why an assembly version forwarding in this dll hell we've caused ourself...
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nHibernate and Remoting/Shallow Serialization
So, recently had an issue with Weborb and nHibernate serializing our entire object model due to deep serialization. After much research and my lack of...
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FreeBSD 10.1 + FC Target Mode + ZFS iSCSI/FC unmap/trim
FreeBSD 10.1 added some lovely new features, the most interesting of which to me were: insecure_tpc unmap Now, using either the kernel iSCSI initiator, or...
Read More
FreeBSD FibreChannel SAN with ZFS and VMWare with Snapshotting
At work I recently got to create our new SAN using 7 480GB Crucial M4 SSD's in a RaidZ paired with 7 4TB WD RE4's...
Read More
Ubuntu FFMPEG LAME and FLAC
Since Ubuntu appears to have it selected as an extra, if you run into the following error: Encoder (codec id 86017) not found Run the...
Read More
FreeBSD 9 AES-NI
Took me a while to figure this out, but you'll need a custom kernel with the following: device crypto device cryptodev device aesni In your...
Read More
Assembly runtime forwarding not working without explanation
After hours and hours of searching between a coworker and I as to why an assembly version forwarding in this dll hell we've caused ourself...
Read More
nHibernate and Remoting/Shallow Serialization
So, recently had an issue with Weborb and nHibernate serializing our entire object model due to deep serialization. After much research and my lack of...
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Anonymous methods and Delegates
So, I'm currently working on a Windows forms application built by a coworker and adding some threading to it to provide a more enhanced interface....
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Changing the Visual Studio ‘Developer Type’
So, every once and a while I accidently hit the wrong setup type when opening a brand new copy of VS after my 483rd format,...
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FreeBSD 10.1 + FC Target Mode + ZFS iSCSI/FC unmap/trim

FreeBSD 10.1 added some lovely new features, the most interesting of which to me were: insecure_tpc unmap Now, using either the kernel iSCSI initiator, or FC allows for these features to be added. ZFS supporting trim on ZVol’s means, that effectively removing items from the targets would properly free the …

Ubuntu FFMPEG LAME and FLAC

Since Ubuntu appears to have it selected as an extra, if you run into the following error: Encoder (codec id 86017) not found Run the following: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg libavcodec-extra-53 Then, to convert FLAC files to mp3 within a directory: (for FILE in *.flac ; do ffmpeg -i “$FILE” …

FreeBSD 9 AES-NI

Took me a while to figure this out, but you’ll need a custom kernel with the following: device crypto device cryptodev device aesni In your /boot/loader.conf: aesni_load=”YES” Verify that OpenSSL has aes in cryptodev engine: $ openssl engine -c -t (cryptodev) BSD cryptodev engine [RSA, DSA, DH, AES-128-CBC] [ available …

nHibernate and Remoting/Shallow Serialization

So, recently had an issue with Weborb and nHibernate serializing our entire object model due to deep serialization. After much research and my lack of deep knowledge of nHibernate I came across http://trentacular.com/tag/nhibernate/. Shamelessly stolen, of course this solved my problems immediately allowing me to specify n levels of serialization …

Anonymous methods and Delegates

So, I’m currently working on a Windows forms application built by a coworker and adding some threading to it to provide a more enhanced interface. Of course we come into the issue of thread locking, and of course Invoke must be used. We’re in .NET 3.5, might as well get …