Archive for December, 2020

Installing MS SQL Server 2019 on Devuan Beowulf (~Debian 10)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

As this systemd plague has also caught Debian, I’m mostly using Devuan for new servers now to have the normal SYSV-Init system I’m used to. I already wrote an article on how to install MS SQL Server 2017 on Debian Jessie. Now here is a little Tutorial on how to install it on lates Devuan […]

Converting a NetAPP SAS-drive (i.e. Seagate ST3300655SS) to a normal PC-Harddisk

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Recently my boss discovered that he had some spare SAS 300GB drives which weren’t accepted by the Adaptec RAID Controller. When trying to use them, the Adaptec RAID controller (8805) just showed that the drive is “currently not supported by the raid adapter” on bootup and refused to show the drive in its list. It showed […]