The RMA Experience – WD and Seagate

RMAs. Return Material Authorization. Warranty. Whatever. It’s like insurance. You rather not use it. When the time comes to use it, it can be a savior. Recently, I have a bunch of disks with issues. I happen to have lots of hard disks. Lots means lots. Excluding office and client systems, there’s quite a few…

Disk Failures, Updated

As a follow on to this post here, the list below is what I have in all my current running systems (excluding client and other systems under maintenance contracts). It does include systems I maintain for friends & family though. Currently running in “production” systems (exclude laptops), like my MBA which has a Samsung SSD……

Consolidation coming soon

With a new business with a fair amount of work coming in, there’s lots to do and even more to get started and settled in. This just adds to my list of things to do in addition to a home, a lovely wife and kid to boot. This means that I’ve got less time than…

Just got unifi-ed

When Telekom Malaysia (TM) announced their Fiber to the home broadband initiative, I was rather excited as broadband speeds in Malaysia have stagnated over the past couple of years. Initially when I jumped on to the DSL bandwagon in 2001 with a paltry (by today’s standard) speed of 384kbps down and 128kbps up. It was…

Testing 1-2-3…

This is just a test. More coming soon and the theme will be slowly worked on this week. Apologies for the mess. Renovation in progress!