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Tag Archives: pfsense

Making PlexPass Work


I’ve been using Plex for quite a while. You have to jump through some hoops (it only supports MKV files, not DVD or Blu-Ray directory structures), but it does in the end work quite well with my Fire TV stick and with the Google Nexus Player (Android TV). I recently got a PlexPass subscription. This […]

I get my wish (a pfSense router)


Remember back when I was considering a pfSense build? Well, it turns out it was a lot easier than I though. I realized I could buy (for about $7) an Intel dual-PCI Ethernet card (HP NC7170), and the $6 riser card would allow me to fit it into my case. (I had to do a […]

The quest for the perfect router


All I want is a router that supports QoS and IPv6. I recently upgraded to my cable internet to DOCSIS 3.0, and with it IPv6. I was using a WD N900 router that I got for cheap at Staples. But, I noticed that the QoS rules don’t apply to IPv6. It would (I assume) prioritize […]