Tricking the VM BIOS RTC to set a time

Remember this one?  You can select the VM BIOS RTC clock to a certain time!!! And that is cool because this is still 'supported' - or at least it's working! It took me some searching and some blog and forum posts are 12 years old! All you need to do is edit your VM's configuration and add the … [Read more...]

Tricking the VM BIOS RTC to set a time

Remember this one?  You can select the VM BIOS RTC clock to a certain time!!! And that is cool because this is still 'supported' - or at least it's working! It took me some searching and some blog and forum posts are 12 years old!  All you need to do is edit your VM's configuration and add the … [Read more...]

NLVMUG: Here I come!

Tomorrow (21-3-2019) a new NLVMUG event is starting. And I'm going!!! I'm really looking forward to this event: so many great sessions, great presenters, great sponsors and not so great venue (I think parking would get troublesome, however, there is a bus driving from a parking lot). I've been building my … [Read more...]

NLVMUG: Here I come!

Tomorrow (21-3-2019) a new NLVMUG event is starting. And I'm going!!! I'm really looking forward to this event: so many great sessions, great presenters, great sponsors and not so great venue (I think parking would get troublesome, however, there is a bus driving from a parking lot). I've been building my … [Read more...]

NLVMUG: Here I come!

Tomorrow (21-3-2019) a new NLVMUG event is starting. And I'm going!!! I'm really looking forward to this event: so many great sessions, great presenters, great sponsors and not so great venue (I think parking would get troublesome, however, there is a bus driving from a parking lot). I've been building my … [Read more...]

Solving PSOD ‘Panic Requested by another PCPU’

I've been hunting down this issue for one of my clients. They have brand new Dell T440 servers (I've also seen this issue on brand new DELL T640 servers). Great gear - however, after running for a couple of weeks we got this PSOD on one of the servers. This PSOD is not good (in general: PSOD's never are, haha). As this … [Read more...]

Solving PSOD ‘Panic Requested by another PCPU’

I've been hunting down this issue for one of my clients. They have brand new Dell T440 servers (I've also seen this issue on brand new DELL T640 servers). Great gear - however, after running for a couple of weeks we got this PSOD on one of the servers. This PSOD is not good (in general: PSOD's never are, haha). As this … [Read more...]

Solving PSOD ‘Panic Requested by another PCPU’

I've been hunting down this issue for one of my clients. They have brand new Dell T440 servers (I've also seen this issue on brand new DELL T640 servers). Great gear - however, after running for a couple of weeks we got this PSOD on one of the servers. This PSOD is not good (in general: PSOD's never are, haha). As this … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting disk latency (cont.)

So yesterday we left off after changing the power setting in the BIOS. Now after a day, I've got results, and they are promising!!! Let's start with some CPU metric comparison. … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting disk latency (cont.)

So yesterday we left off after changing the power setting in the BIOS. Now after a day, I've got results, and they are promising!!! Let's start with some CPU metric comparison. … [Read more...]