hardware

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OpenWrt on TP-Link TL-WR941ND / TL-WR1043ND / TL-WDR3600 / TL-WDR4300

# 15.05

# flash tl-wr1043nd
URL=http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05.1/ar71xx/generic/openwrt-15.05.1-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr1043nd-v1-squashfs-factory.bin
wget ${URL} -P /tmp
scp /tmp/openwrt-15.05-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr1043nd-v1-squashfs-factory.bin root@192.168.1.111:/tmp/
ssh root@192.168.1.111
echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
mtd -r write /tmp/openwrt-15.05.1-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr1043nd-v1-squashfs-factory.bin firmware

# flash tl-wdr4300

Adaptec RAID controller / arcconf

arcconf GETLOGS 1 DEVICE

# list logical devices
arcconf GETCONFIG 1 LD

# list phisical devices
arcconf GETCONFIG 1 PD

# start adaptec verifi
arcconf TASK START 1 DEVICE 0 0 VERIFY

arcconf GETSTATUS 1

# create JBOD on all devices
# get device count
COUNT=$(arcconf GETCONFIG 1 PD | grep "Hard drive" | wc -l)

# create JBOD on all devices
for CHANNEL in `echo $(seq 1 ${COUNT})`; do
CHANNEL=$((CHANNEL-1))
echo ${CHANNEL}

arcconf CREATE 1 JBOD 0 ${CHANNEL} noprompt
done

# delete devices
arcconf DELETE 1 LOGICALDRIVE ALL noprompt

Compile smartmontools

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/panticz/scripts/master/compile.smartmontools.sh -O - | bash -

#!/bin/bash

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install build-essential

# download
wget http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/smartmontools/smartmontools/6.2/smartmontools-6.2.tar.gz -P /tmp/

# extract
tar xzf /tmp/smartmontools-*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
cd /tmp/smartmontools-*

# compile
./configure
make

# install
sudo make install

check smartctl version
smartctl -V

Links
http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/files/smartmontools/ - sorce code download
http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/smartmontools/wiki/Download#Installprecompiledpackage

Update Mellanox MCX312A-XCBT firmware under Ubuntu

Automatic Mellanox firmware update
wget http://www.mellanox.com/downloads/firmware/mlxup/4.11.0/SFX/linux_x64/mlxup -qO /tmp/mlxup.gz
gzip -d /tmp/mlxup.gz
chmod +x /tmp/mlxup
/tmp/mlxup -y

# Download page
http://www.mellanox.com/page/mlxup_firmware_tool

check for new firmware versions
http://www.mellanox.com/supportdownloader/
http://www.mellanox.com/page/firmware_table_ConnectX3EN

boot from Ubuntu Live CD (tested with Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04)

wget http://www.mellanox.com/downloads/MFT/mft-3.1.0-8.tgz -P /tmp

Linpack under Ubuntu / Linux

wget -q --no-check-certificate https://raw.githubusercontent.com/panticz/installit/master/install.linpack.sh -O - | bash -

#!/bin/bash

URL=http://registrationcenter.intel.com/irc_nas/3914/l_lpk_p_11.1.2.005.tgz

# download
wget ${URL} -O /tmp/l_lpk.tgz

# extract
tar -xzf /tmp/l_lpk.tgz -C /tmp/

# copy linpack to /usr/share directory
cp -a /tmp/linpack_11.1.2/benchmarks/linpack/ /usr/share/

# create soft links to executables
ln -sf /usr/share/linpack/runme_xeon64 /usr/sbin/
ln -sf /usr/share/linpack/xlinpack_xeon64 /usr/sbin/

# adjust path in runme_xeon64
sed -i s'|./xlinpack_$arch lininput_$arch|/usr/sbin/xlinpack_$arch /usr/share/linpack/lininput_$arch|g' /usr/sbin/runme_xeon64

# get CPU info
CPU=$(cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep "model name" | tail -1)
COUNT=$(cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep processor | wc -l)
echo "CPU : $CPU"
echo "COUNT : $COUNT"

# OPTIONAL: configure parameter
# export MKL_DYNAMIC=false
# export OMP_NUM_THREADS=4

# run
runme_xeon64

Links
http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-math-kernel-library-linpack-download - Intel LINPACK Download
http://www.roylongbottom.org.uk/linpack%20results.htm

Pogoplug: Install Debian

Install Debian
# connect to PogoPlug
ssh root@192.168.2.155
ceadmin

# prepare USB flash (1GB root, 256MB swap)
printf "o\nn\np\n1\n\n+1G\nn\np\n2\n\n+256M\nt\n2\n82\nw\n" | fdisk /dev/sda

# download and execute debian installation script
cd /tmp
wget http://projects.doozan.com/debian/dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh
chmod +x dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin:/sbin
./dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh
ok

# login to new debian intallation
ssh root@192.168.1.X
pass: root

# change root password
passwd

Configure netconsole

LSI MegaRAID 9240-4i / 9260-4i perfomance

LSI MegaRAID 9240-4i / TOSHIBA MK1001TRKB SAS 1TB
1x HDD RAID0
write ? MB/s
read ? MB/s
2x HDD RAID1
write ? MB/s
read ? MB/s
4x HDD RAID5
write ~28 MB/s
read ? MB/s
4x HDD RAID10
write 300 MB/s
read ? MB/s

LSI MegaRAID 9260-4i / TOSHIBA MK1001TRKB SAS 1TB
1x HDD RAID0
write 145 MB/s
read 147 MB/s
2x HDD RAID1
write 145 MB/s
read 160 MB/s
4x HDD RAID5
write ~18 MB/s
read 430 MB/s
4x HDD RAID10

Brother MFC 7320

Install printer
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/panticz/installit/master/hardware/install.brother-mfc-7320.printer.sh -O - | bash -

#!/bin/bash

# enable multiverse repository
cat <<EOF> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra-repository.list
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) multiverse
EOF
apt-get update -qq

# install printer driver
apt-get install -y brother-cups-wrapper-laser

# remove multiverse repository
rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra-repository.list
apt-get update -qq

# create printer
lpadmin -p Brother-MFC-7320 -E -v usb://Brother/MFC-7320 -P /usr/share/ppd/Brother/MFC7220.ppd -o PageSize=A4

# FIXME: set resolution to 1200
# -o Resolution=1200x600dp

Install scanner
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/panticz/installit/master/hardware/install.brother-mfc-7320.scanner.sh -O - | bash -

#!/bin/bash

# patch udev rules
cat <<EOF>> /lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules
ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
EOF

# restart udev
sudo service udev restart

# download driver
wget http://pub.brother.com/pub/com/bsc/linux/dlf/brscan3-0.2.11-4.i386.deb -P /tmp

# install driver
sudo dpkg -i /tmp/brscan3-0.2.11-4.i386.deb

Yamaha RX-V3800 / RX-V3900 AV-Receiver

Install and configure DLNA server for Yamaha RX-V3800
# install MiniDLNA
http://www.panticz.de/Install-MiniDLNA

# configure MiniDLNA for Yamaha PC/MCX player
sed -i 's|#notify_interval=895|notify_interval=86400|g' /etc/minidlna.conf

lyc
http://www.panticz.de/lyc

wlyc
http://www.panticz.de/wlyc

wlyc for Yamaha RX-V3900
https://github.com/panticz/wlyc/blob/master/wlyc3900.html
http://dl.panticz.de/wlyc/wlyc3900.html

Comparison Chart: Yamaha RX-Z7 vs. RX-V3900 vs. RX-V3800

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