Category Archives: Hardware

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

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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

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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

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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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Gotta’ get ’em all.

And now I have them all. Maybe I can reduce the load on my wan pipe by setting up a mirror for the island.

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Vacation Tasks

So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be … Continue reading

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