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Chia Plot and Farming Setup with SystemD

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Chia Plotting Hardware There are many guides around regarding Chia hardware and performance. I followed some of them and ended up ordering the following configuration for my plotter Intel NUC10i7FNH2 Kingston KCP426SD8/32 (1x, 32GB, DDR4-RAM, SO-DIMM 260 pin) Kingston A400 (480GB, 2.5") Corsair Force MP510 I'm quite happy with this build although I'm only able to plot around 14 plots per day - with no notifications to the hardware/no overclocking, etc. However, I would go with a bigger SSD than the 480GB. It has more then enough space for the OS and blockchain, but it's very tight when using it as destination in plotman before the plots are archived. Better go for a 1 TB drive there. 👉  Tipp:  Go for a 1TB SSD, so you will have enough space for the OS, Blockchain, Logs and Destination folder for Plotman. I made the mistake and went for a 512GB, which turned out to be a bottleneck. Software I'm using the following software for my installation. Detailed configurati

How to prepare for SHN in Singapore?

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First of all: Congratulations! You are one of the few that was either able to leave Singapore and come back, or are allowed to come to Singapore for the first time. Most probably you will spend some time in a dedicated stay home facility (SHN), and this is most probably a hotel. I've collected some considerations and tips for your stay. Unfortunately you don't know where you will stay, and there seems to be no way to know upfront or influence. Sharing is caring? If you travel with your family/partner you might have the option to share a room with them/your partner. Think twice before you do that. Can you really share a room for 14 days with another person? Would you have the same schedule? Do you have many meetings? My suggestion: Split into as many rooms as possible, and join over Skype for meals. This also gives you some privacy and you will experience things alone - things that can talk about over Skype later. Your package list If you are already living in Singapore, you hav