Category Archives: proliant

Bringing the VMs back online

okay. New hypervisor hardware. Switching from xen to KVM. I took a snapshot of the xen partitions and moved them to a holding location during migration. I am now imaging these partitions to the LVM block devices: calcifer:/home/cjac# for guest … Continue reading

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This is getting serious.

I might have to visit the HP on which I recently upgraded the iLO firmware… Maybe it would be good if the family visited Seattle. cjac@foxtrot:~$ ps auwx | grep ‘ping ad0.colliertech.o’ cjac 8411 0.0 0.0 10692 920 pts/8 S+ … Continue reading

Posted in asterisk, colliertech, debian, Hardware, ipsec, java, kvm, linux, lvm, Networking, production, proliant, virtualization, wheezy | Leave a comment

I do it to myself…

cjac@foxtrot:/var/shares/charles-share/downloads/torrent$ ping ad0.colliertech.org PING ad0.colliertech.org (208.115.126.68) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from ad0.colliertech.org (208.115.126.68): icmp_req=1 ttl=52 time=23.5 ms 64 bytes from ad0.colliertech.org (208.115.126.68): icmp_req=2 ttl=52 time=18.9 ms 64 bytes from ad0.colliertech.org (208.115.126.68): icmp_req=3 ttl=52 time=15.2 ms 64 bytes from … Continue reading

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Relatively high sustained rates detected along I-405

$ scp moonunit.colliertech.org:/mnt/downloads/sh1-disk-20140420T070034.xz . cjac@moonunit.colliertech.org’s password: sh1-disk-20140420T070034.xz 76% 534MB 11.1MB/s 00:14 ETA Come on little internet! You can do it! You can push 100Mbit! I remember when this was the fastest I could send data across my LAN. Not bad … Continue reading

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Windows is *still* loading files

I’m moving the active directory server off of hardware on to the hypervisor. I think if I boot the drive as USB I can install the virtio disk drivers on the system. Fingers crossed! Only thing is that this first … Continue reading

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software bridge loops suck, too

I didn’t realize that I had two of my machines attached to openvpn from the same l2 segment. It caused a network outage for about 24 hours. Sorry for the downtime folks. I believe that if I turn on stp … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, F5, Free Software, Hardware, LD1, LD11, LD36, LD40, legislative districts, network saturation, Networking, performance, perl, politics, proliant, spanning tree | 2 Comments

UW Hypervisor looks stable

The new hardware looks like it’s reliable. The one I swapped out 10 days ago crashed every 3 days or so for reasons I couldn’t discern. I changed that one for a spare I had laying around and have been … Continue reading

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Replaced hypervisor

The system which was hosting this blog had a tendency to go down every few days. I swapped it out for a spare yesterday. Let’s see if it stays up. The hypervisor hosts this web server, a mysql server and … Continue reading

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Running a console cable to the radio

So, I’m attaching a radio to the chimney. I don’t want to have to bring it down every time I need to flash the firmware, so I’m also running an rs-232 cable up to it along with the PoE data/power … Continue reading

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