D-Link DIR-825 (rev.B1) throughput test

So, the year is 2022 and I'm still using D-Link DIR-825, rev.B1 as my edge router at home. Thanks to the power of opensource it is running a modern and secure OS (OpenWRT) long after the manufacturer has abandoned this product. Even though...

Pegatron Cape 7 nettop (thin client)

Below are hardware details of an outdated compact computer that had since become available for low price on second-hand market. I bought mine for $15 (in March 2020). This post is inspired by ParkyTowers Thin Client Database - many thanks to...

Running Libvirt (KVM) in Cirrus CI

Up until the middle of 2019 it was very unusual to even expect that any CI service would allow nested virtualization. Those who required such functionality had to maintain their own CI runners on their own infrastructure. Things changed when...