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Always have a backup: my review of online storage service CrashPlan

Always have a backup: my review of online storage service CrashPlan

Late last month my home file server suffered a catastrophic meltdown, in which the power supply died. The power supply destroyed two hard drives, including my operating system drive, and damaged a third drive so badly I couldn’t read any data from it. The electrical problem caused the rest of the system to behave erratically, […]

Meltdown

Meltdown

I wanted to play the latest EP by Soul Khan last week. I tried to queue it up on one of the home theater computers in the house, and Xbox Media Center said it couldn’t find the path to my music folder. Hrm. I figured the home file server had automagically patched itself and rebooted, […]

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How to Update a HighPoint RocketRaid 2220 RAID Card BIOS Without a Floppy Disk Drive

How to Update a HighPoint RocketRaid 2220 RAID Card BIOS Without a Floppy Disk Drive

I have a home server set up at the house. It runs the latest beta of Windows Home Server, and the disk array is in a RAID 5 configuration. The RAID array is managed by my old RocketRaid 2220 card by HighPoint Technologies. One of the things I like about the RocketRaid 2220 is that […]

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