Jul 312011

Feel free to skip reading this, is mostly for my notes anyway.


I have a 1TB drive in a USB enclosure.
instead of using the entire drive as a single partition, I used +10G for the size of my / partition and finished installing as per the directions

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Jul 262011

Pogoplug Multimedia Sharing Device (POGO-E02)

Vantec NexStar 3 NST-360SU-BK 3.5-Inch SATA to USB 2.0 and eSATA External Hard Drive Enclosure (Onyx Black)


I already had one of these and I’m not currently using it for anything important

Western Digital 1 TB Caviar Green SATA II 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive WD10EARS

This is mostly keeping notes of why I think I have a chance of pulling this off.

I can throw a more useful linux on it
http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv5/pogoplug-v2-pinkgray (POGO-E02 and POGO-E02G)





SickBeard and SABnzbd seem to run if there’s some swap space

I’m assuming if I can sort out IOWAIT, it’ll run reasonably well, keeping in mind that it’s an inexpensive plug computer


Feb 282010

This is pretty cool!

My friend had a WRT54G V3 that was acting up. It came into my possession for tinkering. After failure with OpenWRT and wifi, I tried Tomato.  There were a few tricky bits, like TFTPing the firmware to the router required the use of a switch cuz my laptop didn’t enable the network fast enough, and holding the reset button while powering up the router.


The real-time traffic graphing is pretty badass! The wireless site survey and wireless bridge is pretty sweet too!