Dec 152010
 

Being a fan of Arch Linux I decided to install Plugbox on a Seagate FreeAgent Dockstar that had been sitting in my closet for some months now.  Plugbox is basically a port of Arch Linux for the ARM architecture.  The Seagate Dockstar, on the other hand, is a Linux powered mini-computer with some impressive features [...]

Sep 232010
 

A couple of days ago WTFMoogle had an excellent post about how he opened his Seagate Dockstar and found its copper ground plane corroding. This led me to open up my new Dockstar and I found it also had some corroding on the ground plane. I tried his fix of tinning the copper pads and [...]