Install Arch Linux on QNAP NAS

PURPOSE I have an old QNAP TS-559 Pro+ I purchased in 2010, with five 2T Samsung SATA mechanical hard drives.  I never really liked the QNAP OS (which is basically a nonstandard Linux

Repartition SSDNodes VPS

PURPOSE Repartition the massive 640GiB ext4 partition given to me in my SSDNodes [] node (I've named it deltachunk). This procedure creates an initial ramdisk to hold everything in

iSCSI/mdadm shenanigans

I’ve spent the better part of the last six months wrestling with a problem with Open-iSCSI on CentOS 7 and 8. Here’s the scenario: I set up four server virtual machines

Private git server with gitea

PURPOSE With Microsoft acquiring GitHub [] (for $7.5

Renewing my Free SSL certificate with StartCom

Since my Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate needs are quite modest, I use the free SSL certificates from StartCom []. Here are my instructions for renewing it, which is almost