Building the best Raspberry Pi NAS – Wiretrustee SATA

Building the best Raspberry Pi NAS – Wiretrustee SATA

I’ve built a few Raspberry Pi NASes in my day, but none were *this* nice. The Wiretrustee SATA is listed on Crowd Supply and will allow you to plug in a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 and up to four SATA hard drives or SSDs to build your own gigabit NAS....
Raspberry Pi GPU Bringup LIVE – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

Raspberry Pi GPU Bringup LIVE – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

A friend sent me his MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. I’m going to plug it into my Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 and see what happens. I’ll also probably recompile the Linux kernel, live! Besides this video, you can check out my progress on...
Hardware RAID for the fastest Raspberry Pi CM4 NAS!

Hardware RAID for the fastest Raspberry Pi CM4 NAS!

Finally, with a bit of help from some Broadcom engineers, I got full hardware RAID working on a Raspberry Pi. And I actually used SAS drives this time. Special thanks to Broadcom for sending me a controller card and storage backplane to test on the Pi, and for their...
PCI Express arrives on the Raspberry Pi CM4 – A Guide

PCI Express arrives on the Raspberry Pi CM4 – A Guide

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 IO Board exposes an x1 PCI Express Gen 2.0 slot. What can you do with the slot? And are there any tips or tricks to make sure you don’t accidentally cook a PCIe card—or the Pi? See all the cards I am testing:...
WiFi 6 on the Raspberry Pi CM4 makes it Fly! MORE THAN 1 Gbps!

WiFi 6 on the Raspberry Pi CM4 makes it Fly! MORE THAN 1 Gbps!

The Raspberry Pi has built in 802.11ac WiFi. But it’s not that fast. Let’s see what we can do about that! I tried getting both an ASUS AC51 and Intel AX200 PCI express card working on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. How did that work out? Check out this...