Category Archives: Hardware

LLC-Technologies-Collier/Demo-SCCC-Byte-AngularJS

Hello dear readers and attendees, This is the post that I will be/ will have been referencing during my presentation to the Seattle Central Community College’s Byte club on Thursday, December 10th at 1500-1630. I will begin with a bit … Continue reading

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Some statistics from the router at the cabin

sip0 is a GRE tunnel between the router and the colo box in Seattle, the payload of which is encapsulated as ipsec traffic before being transmitted over the Ubiquity equipment to the switch that the CenturyLink DSL modem attaches to. … Continue reading

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Microsoft ACS announcement

So it seems that Microsoft has developed an embedded device OS distribution called ACS and that this OS is based on the Linux kernel. http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/tag/azure-cloud-switch/ That’s kind of neat.  They’ve been consuming Linux for quite some time.  It’s nice to … Continue reading

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False Positive

Since a bit before my birthday this year, I have been uncertain where I left my notary seal. I have been trying to stay positive about the situation, but I must admit that I spent an unhealthy amount of time … Continue reading

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MySQL Meet-up 20141208

I had an enjoyable time last night at Twitter with local MySQL DBAs and developers. We had an attendee who has no experience with SQL or programming at all. She is interested in organizing her collection of recipes and had … Continue reading

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Configuring voice service on a Cisco 2801 Integrated Services Router via Asterisk

So I’ve configured voice service a number of times, but never using Cisco equipment. There’s a business starting up here on Orcas Island and they need a number of lines voice and fax service. I had a spare 2801 router … Continue reading

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I should be able to do voice with this hardware now, right?

System Bootstrap, Version 12.4(13r)T, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1) Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport Copyright (c) 2006 by cisco Systems, Inc. PLD version 0x10 GIO ASIC version 0x127 c2801 platform with 393216 Kbytes of main memory Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode … Continue reading

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In case you were curious

It doesn’t look like the Debian PowerPC bootloader, yaboot can deal with the root filesystem on an lvm on a raid. *sigh* There goes six hours of my life.

Posted in debian, Hardware, linux, Software, wheezy | 4 Comments

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

Posted in debian, kvm, lvm, Networking, proliant, virtualization | 6 Comments

I think perhaps they mean “could join x86 in the server room”

As much as I love PowerPC, and as great as it is that they’re doing this OpenPower thing, I don’t think that the first step should be to eliminate the competition. Perhaps they should put some effort in to taking … Continue reading

Posted in debian, Hardware, linux, OpenPower, wheezy | 5 Comments