When I installed ESXi 5.1, I discovered that the onboard NIC was not supported. My interim solution was to use an Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter which is based on the Intel 82574 Gigabit Controller. ESXi booted up with no problems at all. ESXi running again, next… Read More »ASRock Z87M Pro4 Onboard NIC Not Supported by ESXi
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Here is my consumer grade Haswell ESXi server. It’s consumer grade as I am not using traditional server components such as ECC RAM, Intel Xeon processor or a server motherboard. Let me break down the components and why I chose them. Case + PSU I… Read More »Building a Consumer Grade ESXi Server with ASRock Z87M Pro4, Intel i7, Corsair Non-ECC RAM
With Solar being so popular these days, I thought I would write a quick post about how I have mine set up for monitoring solar power panel generation. There are a million ways in which people can achieve this from using Raspberry Pi’s through to… Read More »Monitoring SMA SB5000TL Solar Inverter with a Virtual Machine
Vine has just received an update on Android which brings it to equal standing with its iOS counterpart. That said, it also features a capture widget which is exclusive to Android at the moment. The capture widget allows you to launch and record straight from… Read More »Vine 1.3.1 Released for Android
Looks like more than just the education market is enjoying price cuts across the Microsoft Surface range. Staples are advertising a USD$150 starting from Sunday 14th July which brings the 32GB Surface RT down to USD$349. No further information on any of the other Surface… Read More »32GB Surface RT Dropped to USD$349 at Staples