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    Well at last, I finally dumped my mailbox. ...

    Well at last, I finally dumped my mailbox. Amazing what getting a life can do eh? :wink: :)

    Thanks Tiddler. You're not the only one with such views. Many pointed out deletions other than mere...
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    Thanks HappyFeet, but it's not anger... it was...

    Thanks HappyFeet, but it's not anger... it was that I had caused so much angst to so many people. I'm into preventing and solving problems so finding that I'm causing them means I don't belong. ;)...
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    Upon review, I have decided to depart mp3car.com....

    Upon review, I have decided to depart mp3car.com.

    Any unfinished stuff might be tackled before I finally burn, but otherwise I'm still on the12volt.com.


    Thanks to the many experienced &...
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    Sorry - I may have been misunderstood. I am with...

    Sorry - I may have been misunderstood. I am with you!

    IMO a voltmeter is essential - even in a normal vehicle, let alone for us with our non-standard and extra electrics. Many modern vehicles...
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    Another crazy idea eh? The same idea I try to...

    Another crazy idea eh? The same idea I try to get dual/multi-battery people to implement.
    Fine, so you think I'm crazy too! ;)

    IMO it is well worthwhile having, but only if its implementation...
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    I just wrote on the12volt why ammeters are...

    I just wrote on the12volt why ammeters are useless - a voltmeter tells all.
    An ammeter for testing or confirming loads & outputs is ok, but they are only temporary.
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    Bye, & thanks for the fish!

    Sorry to be a female canine, but this seems important enough to others....
    And I can often misread or misunderstand things and (therefore) proceed down the wrong track.

    Tho this issue was to...
  8. Please, call in a moderator. If I am the one...

    Please, call in a moderator. If I am the one muddying this thread, I need to be told.

    I'll be away for a few days. If I have heard nothing from a moderator by the time I return, I will...
  9. Ha ha very funny. So settra's "Pc sometimes...

    Ha ha very funny.
    So settra's "Pc sometimes fails to boot". you mention RAID, and I'm the one that goes off topic?

    I'm not sure when you stopped your personal attacks but it was directed at...
  10. So yet again you are saying we agree. GOOD! ...

    So yet again you are saying we agree. GOOD!

    I'll try to keep in mind your economic status. I didn't think that $25 was too much for a RAID 0 & 1 card - at least not compared to the $240 WD...
  11. Rodney - RAID is irrelevant to this conversation...

    Rodney - RAID is irrelevant to this conversation unless you can explain how RAID recovers data that has yet to be written to disc?

    Fixing mismatched info in RAIDs is handled by normal procedures...
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    Moving that battery to the back means negligible...

    Moving that battery to the back means negligible voltage drop between the battery and the inverter - ie, a short cable length as opposed to 22'. (If 2', it's ~1/10th the voltage drop.)
    But...
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    Disconnect the -ve battery terminal if there's a...

    Disconnect the -ve battery terminal if there's a chance of shorts or equipment damage.

    The rule as to which battery terminal to disconnect first and reconnect last is simple - the GROUND/Chassis...
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    I don't think - I know it all and merely...

    I don't think - I know it all and merely regurgitate! http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/images/smilies/hahahaha.gif

    The 000G will probably not help. Tho it has 2/5ths the resistance of 2G, the 2G...
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    Whether it needs depends on many factors. I've...

    Whether it needs depends on many factors.
    I've given an example for a 200A load with a max drop of 0.5V - ie, max 2.5mΩ total - and assumed it's all cable - ie 33' of cable. But even that is too...
  16. Well if you have had experiences with software...

    Well if you have had experiences with software RAID arrays that complete write cycles despite the CPU hanging, your experience certainly outranks mine. I'm sure others would love to hear how they...
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    Sorry - just back from a gig. Some Hollywood...

    Sorry - just back from a gig. Some Hollywood band called Evil Beaver. (Yeah - some band! I saw them last week at another gig. Very impressed. Not everyone's cup of coffee being merely a drummer...
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    Alas it's pretty much up to you. Ideally all...

    Alas it's pretty much up to you.

    Ideally all electronics and batteries etc should be in the cabin because that's generally the cleanest, driest and coolest else most moderated environment.
    ...
  19. Rodney beat me to what I was going to say about...

    Rodney beat me to what I was going to say about testing - especially with intermittents where its not unlkely to be a combination of issues.

    But re RAID I am talking about data loss & corruption...
  20. Just a note re Linux & RAID etc. Windoze can...

    Just a note re Linux & RAID etc.

    Windoze can use RAID. Or rather, it's usually a hardware or motherboard feature but can also be handled by software.

    RAID however does not change...
  21. No. Once the PC is off, the drive is dead. And...

    No. Once the PC is off, the drive is dead. And windows should look after hard disk buffering - ie, empty disk caches before shutting down.
    It's only ungraceful shutdowns - eg, forced power offs...
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    protias - maybe you can view your web browser...

    protias - maybe you can view your web browser passwords. eg - Firefox has an add-on "Password Exporter".
  23. You might flash the controller, but you flUsh the...

    You might flash the controller, but you flUsh the system.

    Check that the heater core (and vents etc) are not dust blocked, and that the fan works tho blockage usually means very hot air at a low...
  24. I presume the engine was repaired after cooking? ...

    I presume the engine was repaired after cooking?

    Is thermostat fitted, and is it closing properly? An open when cold or no thermostat means longer time to heat the coolant from cold. Long-term...
  25. I agree that a few hundred Watts won't do much -...

    I agree that a few hundred Watts won't do much - except to flatten your battery.
    But you linked those ceramic heaters which need mounting and a fan. Downlight halogens may be easier to mount and...
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