36 – Open Shut Case

Here we are with episode 36 of The TechBox. A podcast hosted by David Rich, Richard Yates, James Honeyball Andy Hagon and Rich Fletcher.

Released every two weeks the panel of tech enthusiasts are joined by our globetrotting guest correspondents to discuss the latest tech goodness.

In this episode James and David are back at it again discussing:

  • Folding Phones
  • Data Loss
  • 5G
  • S10
  • iPhones

So please subscribe and stay tuned for the next episode. Find us and feedback on twitter @davidmarkrich @richardcyates @jhoneyball @AndyHagon and @trick202 @kevwright

Hope you enjoyed the show. See you in Episode 37


  1. Dave you can easily check that status of your RAID drives by running cat /proc/mdstat in a terminal:

    [ian@tvheadend ~]$ cat /proc/mdstat
    Personalities : [raid1]
    md127 : active raid1 sdd[1] sdc[0]
    1953383360 blocks super 1.2 [2/2] [UU]

    unused devices:
    This shows a RAID 1 with 2 drives. If one drive was down it would show [1/2]. You can run this command in a shell script and email it to you daily.

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