December 2015

mfituil exploration

When I couldn’t see any tape library associated with my SAS card, I decided to play with mifutil in case that provides any useful information. # mfiutil -u 0 show adapter mfi0 Adapter: Product Name: PERC 6/E Adapter Serial Number: 1122334455667788 Firmware: 6.2.0-0013 RAID Levels: JBOD, RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, RAID6, RAID10, RAID50 Battery Backup: not …

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tape01 – old server; new purpose

This is tape01, the server to which the DELL TL4000 will be attached. At one time, it was my gateway/firewall/router. Of interest is the SAS card. You can see photos here. $ grep mfi /var/log/messages Dec 30 14:48:02 tape01 kernel: mfi0: <Dell PERC 6> port 0xd000-0xd0ff mem 0xfbec0000-0xfbefffff,0xfbe80000-0xfbebffff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci3 …

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OSX Mail crashes when using TunnelBlick and setting DNS/WINS

I encounter edge cases. It’s not fun. This particular situation caused OXS to crash when using a VPN. The outline This particular edge case involved the following: OSX 10.11.1 (15B42) Tunnelblick 3.5.5 (build 4270.4461) When running, it would crash within 5-10 seconds. The full dump of the crash has been sent to …

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