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Entries Tagged ‘corrupted’

Fix ZFS Array Appearing Corrupted When Adding A Hot Spare

Yesterday I assembled a new ZFS array. It’s a 7x 1TB SATA RAID-Z1 array. Having to replace a failed drive within the first hour of the array’s life, I decided adding a hot spare would be a good idea. After installing it in the server (hotplugging) I checked with dmesg that it was detected as […]

Fix FLAC Files Not Playing on Android

A long time ago I bought an ASUS TF300T Android tablet and have been very happy with it. The only thing that it never did correctly was play FLAC audio files. According to Google, all versions of Android after 3.1 can┬ánatively┬áplay FLAC files, and since my device runs 4.1 it should be no problem, right? […]