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Dell R440 LCC Firmware Update

Shiny new R440’s turn up on site – and you know what Dell – I may hate your DellEMC logo...

CentOS 7 install not showing any drives on Dell Server

Once again the problem rears its head – Current CentOS 7.4 (1708) fails to see drives on a Dell machine....

‘COULD NOT MOUNT’ errors with Dell Firmware update image on USB

Updating the firmware on Dell PowerEdge server from downloaded images to USB failing. The errors output to the screen regarding...

R1soft Disk Safe Locations and Names script

This week I had to pull data from 24 drives into a new instance of R1Soft Enterprise.  This is practical...

Soft Restart of Dell R230 reporting memory issues.

I have noticed that a soft or software restart of Dell Power Edge R230 Server (four drive, big LED display...

Dell R720XD Fans Full On

This week has seen me do battle with a Dell Power Edge R720XD. You see it’s a big old boy,...

BUG: soft lockup – CPU#2 stuck for 23s!

Well here is an unusual one. Utility server – running on an elderly Dell PowerEdge 860. Sure we get drives...

Observations on dual PSU

Installing three fully stacked Power Edge R430’s yesterday I was wiring them into an A and B feed power distribution...

Bonus root certificate

“Dell admits pre-installing root certificate and pledges to remove it” – read the headline. Privacy and security go hand in...

Just One Amp

There are times when you do sit up and you notice that things have changed. As the small changes amount...

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