Category: Technic Tips

Facebook: Use Socialmedia without App Install Safe Battery Lifetime

If you use facebook and the facebook-messenger try to remove these apps cause they alway scan YOUR DEVICE permanent for NEW Files and watch for YOUR updated DATA. These Apps CREATE Indexes and upload this to the dark Facebook Cloud Servers.  This kills your battery capacitiy!! mostly 50% of online time!! and destroy’s your PRIVACY! and blow up your ROM at your Mobile Device Workaround: Use a small browser like builtin webview of Android or firefox Enter http://m.facebook.de to connect yourself to the fb-network This saves much energy and you are NOT permanent scanned!! Try and test it one week, i did […]

Fritzbox: Freezing Wifi if USB 3.0 is used

Today i was touched by a Bug of my fritzbox 7490, after installing a USB 3.0 Stick as NAS the Wifi connect was broken to all devices! After some search on net i found this post: http://avm.de/service/fritzbox/fritzbox-7490/wissensdatenbank/publication/show/1636_WLAN-Stoerungen-bei-angeschlossenem-USB-3-0-Geraet/ Background: The high magnetic frequency’s of USB 3.0 data transfer inside the cable or stick hangup the WIFI chips! It works like a WIFI JAMMER!! DONT USE A ROUTER AS NAS! If it fails or overheat all devices are offline!! It’s a really big joke that most Manufacter sell devices without TESTING!! I call it Banana Hardware..

Openwrt: Turn older Router into Wifi Accesspoint Repeater Extender Solar Powered

At the Summer Time you need perhaps a Wifi Extender for your Garden?? Solution: TP Link 841/N (low power/Battery 9V/Solar /Type-N-allows external planar Antennas!!), 3600+4300 (USB-NAS/CIFS/SFTP/Classroom Library with USB Strorage) Openwrt 15.XX Calmer as OS with Firewall, Webinterface and REALTIME Monitor for Traffic and Connections! Easy Setup, replace the OS by the TP-Link-Updater, reboot and Login to Openwrt You got professional Options! works as Firewall, Extender, Repeater, WIFI-to-WIFI Bridge, LAN-to-WIFI Bridge, NTP-Server, DNS/DHCP Server can isolate connected WIFI Clients can handle different WIFI SSIDs / Networks on same Hardware modded Hardware can be used with 5Volts of Power! (841 removed Resistor) […]

FreeBSD: Clicking noise Harddrive SATA WDC WD5000LPVX SATA 3 Drive on FreeBSD 9.1

FreeBSD: Clicking noise WDC WD5000LPVX SATA 3 Drive on FreeBSD 9.1 same like in Linux: APM Funktion starts/stops the heads and make click sounds, not needed on a Server. To disable like in Linux with hdparm on FreeBSD do: If you want to disable APM (Advanced Power Management) on your hard drive to reduce heads movements and increase your hard drive life you can do that very easy by using ataidle app from FreeBSD’s Ports: cd /usr/ports/sysutils/ataidle make install clean; rehash Then to disable APM on your hard drive run: ataidle -P 0 /dev/ad0 We can start ataidle app at […]

USB external Harddisk hangs PC (1TB Western Digital Drive WDBAAU0010HBK )

Environment: Western Digital WDBAAU0010HBK at Linux-PC, if the User use a Linux PC the external Drive is spin / powered down after some time, cause the Case of WDBAAU0010HBK is made to save energy. Bugfix: Send the drive back to reseller! an order Fujitsu Storagebird 1TB – good big Pluggers (USB A+B , no bad Micro-USB-Pluggers) – silent – fast – cool – no energy saving mode

Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 Review Workstation: Phenom X6 1090T

Today i got new parts for my workstation: – Phenom X6 1090T – Asus M4N75TD AM3 – 8GB RAM 1333Mhz from Kingston 4x 2GB Kingston HyperX – Graphic Card Nvidia 8400GS Low Noise (fanless) runs well as low noise workstation! tests following… Board works on: – FreeBSD 8.0 (nforce 750) – Debian Lenny 5.0 AMD64 – Ubuntu 10.04 – Centos 5.4 / SME Server 8.0beta5 works NOT: cause nforce SATA chip not recognized! by setup CD – Centos 4/5 – Redhat – FreeBSD 7 Powerconsumption as Server 130Watt/h without DVD and Graphiccard 103Watt/h with 6 Cores at 3600Mhz Temp 32 […]