by Craig Mayhew

Ubuntu: VMWare Runs Slow on NTFS Partition

I found the ntfs-3g process was using 100% cpu. Apparently VMWARE can thrash the hard drive so the workaround is to set “mainMem.useNamedFile=FALSE” in the virtual machines .vmx file and VMware will perform…

Linux/Ubuntu   VMWare Server   NTFS   ntfs-3g  

The Drobo - Recovering Data

From this day forth I see the Drobo as useful as volatile storage when it comes to long term storage of my data.

How it happened:
I unplugged the Drobo from an old computer using the now ancient USB 1.1 and plugged…

drobo   NTFS   Data Loss  

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