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Feb
27
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
Got it all setup finally. I ended up doing a mix of Matt's and NReilingh's answers. I plugged the RG into the WAN port of the Linksys router, then setup the RG to DMZ+ mode for that device. Then setup the Linksys like normal. My mistake in the first place was not plugging into the WAN port.
Jan
18
comment
Well you seem to like IT Crowd so you get my endorsement! :) Anyone who quotes that show must be pretty awesome.
Jan
7
comment Windows 7 doesn't keep drive shares
Hmm, well that document doesn't really address the issue I'm having.
Jan
5
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
Interesting. I hadn't thought of that. Assuming it would assign a IP to the router than I think that would work okay. I would prefer to have the 2Wire router as only a modem, but that could work.
Jan
4
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
I'll try this out and let you know.
Jan
4
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
Yes they are frustrating, and they are huge... I haven't seen any way to get to command line on google. Do you have a link?
Jan
4
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
The 2Wire router doesn't allow DMZ+ mode with a device that has a static IP such as a second router. I'd like my router to have a static IP address and then setup the 2Wire as just a modem.
Jan
4
comment Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire
You must not have Uverse :) You can't use any modem other than theirs from all that I've read and seen... fun fun
Dec
15
comment What laptop manufacturers have raised keyboards in their products?
They go down to the top of the keyboard, so there is very little space between the edges. The key doesn't go into the laptop per se but it does fit flush and the keys are sized just right for the hole. It is not like a normal laptop keyboard and I think it would be very hard to get food in this one.
Dec
15
comment Video card and monitor don't work with each other, fine with other cards/monitors
I had a similar problem. I connected my 6870 to my brother's Asus monitor and it wouldn't display for the life of me. But I hook it up to my Asus or Princeton monitor and it works fine. Not sure what the problem is/was but since it wasn't my monitor I didn't look into it too much. If you have displayport on the video card you could try getting a DP to DVI cable.
Dec
8
comment Upgrading memory on the mac - how to solve problems that may arise
Sorry it wasn't a more comprehensive answer. You didn't provide the exact macbook pro model so I couldn't select what memory would be best for you. ECC is really only for Servers, I don't believe I've ever seen it in anything but. It looks like you figured it out so that is great! Enjoy the extra memory. :)
Dec
3
comment Bad motherboard?
Seems to be working. So it would appear that it was actually a bad motherboard. But get this; the new harddrive they sent was bad! Plugged it in right out of the box and it makes horrid clicking noises.
Dec
3
comment Upgrading memory on the mac - how to solve problems that may arise
Yeah Macs don't allow any config. So just try to get the same speed. Like Scott said, Crucial's website makes selection pretty easy so check that out. Like I said I've used Crucial on many Macs with no problems what so ever and I used their memory finder too.
Dec
1
comment As SSDs get faster and Level 2 caches get bigger, could RAM become redundant?
Plus the memory controller is built on the CPU these days giving even better speeds. Like Xantec said it'll be a long time before RAM is totally done away with. We are just now scratching the surface of SSDs and even if they were a lot faster than they are now I'm thinking it would require some hefty hardware rethinking by Intel/AMD and chipset manufacturers.
Dec
1
comment What to do with infinite downloads
Yeah I hate it when I come across stuff like that too. But you just have to live with it or complain to the owner of the site.
Dec
1
comment Upgrading memory on the mac - how to solve problems that may arise
Higher speed shouldn't be a issue. But Macs don't really let you control the hardware quite like other computers do, so I wouldn't be surprised if it got caught up on it. But you are right that it should work. I would try to use crucial and see if that works for you. Like I said I've used them in Mac Minis and Macbook Pros (among other things).
Nov
30
comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
Cool! Those pictures sure can take up a lot of space. Easy to accumulate quite a few, especially with editing and keeping originals. :)
Nov
30
comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
NP, I'm actually thinking about picking up the DS1010+ to replace my wife's 4 drive OWC setup. She is a photographer and needs to store TBs of pictures and the DS1010+ would be perfect considering it can be expanded with the DX510.
Nov
30
comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
I was looking at their compare list and the DS410 or DS411+ might be a better option as they both have wake on LAN and better specs/performance.
Nov
30
comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
Nice! I like the look of the QNAP and Synology boxes since they have some a very broad set of features and some good RAID setup features(IE. Online expansion and Online RAID level migration). That makes the Synology box even more attractive since you would have support and a "all in one" package that has a small footprint.