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by paulgault
Sun Jan 09, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Install on a virtual server in internet?
Replies: 6
Views: 17811

Re: Install on a virtual server in internet?

I bought one of these for £20 (just over 25 USD) to measure the actual power used by the various bits of tech i have on 24/7. I had the meter monitoring a small QNAP NAS (TS-251) that just serves files and runs Plex and in 75 days it used just 33.4 kWh, which i though was really very reasonable at l...
by paulgault
Fri May 22, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder Distributions
Topic: Separate /var /tmp and home partitions. a good idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 18947

Re: Separate /var /tmp and home partitions. a good idea?

any opinions on partitioning schemes? anyone?
by paulgault
Sun May 17, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder Distributions
Topic: Separate /var /tmp and home partitions. a good idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 18947

Separate /var /tmp and home partitions. a good idea?

Hi all, I'm running ZM v1.34.11 on Debian 10 (Buster) on baremetal. I've used Ubuntu since 2007 on all my desktop PCs but I'm not in the IT industry and not really done much with servers. I've just done a fresh Debian 10 install and I opted for separate /home, /var and /tmp partitions. I'm not sure ...
by paulgault
Wed May 13, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Opinions on my crusty old laptop please
Replies: 2
Views: 2633

Re: Opinions on my crusty old laptop please

Thank you very much for replying. I have been trying different settings in the camera and ZM and it seems to work just fine at a lower fps. thanks.
by paulgault
Sat May 02, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Opinions on my crusty old laptop please
Replies: 2
Views: 2633

Opinions on my crusty old laptop please

Hi, I've got an old Dell Latitude D430 laptop that I've brought back out of retirement. I've installed Debian 9 (Stretch) and ZM v1.32.3. I'm using it to test and get used to ZM. Laptop really is old! It has a dual core Intel CPU, 1.33 GHz, 2 gig of ram (maxed out) and a small SSD. More details on t...
by paulgault
Fri May 01, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Camera security question
Replies: 4
Views: 4022

Re: Camera security question

Hi, I'm new to IP cams and ZM. I have an old laptop in the loft with ZM on it and my new super cheap Chinese IP cam and POE injector have finally arrived from AliExpress, so I'm having a play. I've been browsing the forum a while now and there does seem to be a recurring concern brought up about the...