Category Archives: Hardware

Recovering videos from DV tapes with Canon ZR80

I am recovering some tapes from back in the day that some of you may enjoy. Here is a log of the process so that maybe you can recover some of your own DV tapes. Seems to work well in … Continue reading

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The woes of 520-byte sectors

A couple years ago, I bought a 12G/s SAS disk to see if I could get it to work with the RAID controller with external SFF-8088 ports which came with the system I got while I was working at The … Continue reading

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I’m running an ethereum node

cjac@server0:~/Downloads/geth-linux-amd64-1.8.14-316fc7ec$ df -h ~/.ethereum/ Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg00-ethereum 148G 130G 11G 93% /home/cjac/.ethereum this was from before I ran ./geth –syncmode “fast” –cache=1024

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Some work on a VyOS image with Let’s Encrypt certs

I put some packages together this weekend. It’s been a while since I’ve debuilt anything officially. libffi-platypus-perl libalien-base-perl libalien-ffi-perl libffi-checklib-perl libshell-config-generate-perl libshell-guess-perl The plan is to build a binding to the libgnutls.so.30 API. The certtool CSR (REQ) generation interface does … Continue reading

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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

Posted in 2015, cisco, colliertech, cryptography, debian, Free Software, gpl, Hardware, ipsec, jessie, linux, Networking, performance, production, rate limiting, security, SELinux, Software, Telephony, tls, washington, wireless, work, x509 | Leave a comment

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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