Archive for June, 2009

Problems with Adaptec 52445 (5 series) and Western Digital 2 TB (WD20EADS) / 1.5 TB (WD15EADS)

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Adaptec does not appear to recognize these disks and their support did not even test it until May claiming disks were not on sale, this will cost them any future controller buys from us, but in the meantime if anyone who came to this page figured out how to get this overpriced card to do simple job of seeing those disks (Areca sees them, and all cheap controllers too), then please reply to this post.

Universal trick to disable Apache/IIS/ASP.NET chunked transfer encoding in responses

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Just use HTTP/1.0 request header – this would prevent (good) web servers from using chunked transfer encoding, very handy when you have your own code dealing with the response :)