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Comment: Re:more exaggeration. (Score 1) 313

by potHead42 (#35385460) Attached to: Episode I 3D Release Date Announced

If you want more details just watch those reviews I linked to, it will quickly start to make sense once you get used to the guy's voice... or alternatively you can probably find hundreds of written reviews which discuss these technicalities.

But why am I even defending the crappiness of the Star Wars prequels?

Comment: Re:Ok. Why weak. (Score 2) 313

by potHead42 (#35384924) Attached to: Episode I 3D Release Date Announced

It's not just Jar Jar and the wooden acting, it's the complete and utter lack of proper storytelling and cinematography, caused by a director obsessed with green-screens and special effects. Note that from the old movies only A New Hope was directed and written solely by George Lucas (though allegedly his former wife also had a big influence as editor).

Watch the RedLetterMedia reviews for a detailed and hilarious analysis of all three movies.

Comment: Re:Hardware RAID becoming less relevant every day. (Score 1) 171

by potHead42 (#28819779) Attached to: Are RAID Controllers the Next Data Center Bottleneck?

It also means that you can see the real disks that make up the mirror and so monitor it with the smart tools.

With 3ware RAID controllers this is already possible, you just have to specify the magic device /dev/twa0 (for the first controller) and use the smartd/smartctl option "-d 3ware,0", where 0 specifies the disk number. I assume other controllers have something similar.

But yeah, I also prefer software RAID, especially when using ZFS ;-)

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