Category: debian

  • Dear fellows of the SJCARS

    I’ve got a project I could use some help with.  If you’ve got some tuits to spare, I’d love to talk with you about the plan.  Perhaps I’ll post something to the blog… [edit 20120212T2025] blogged. http://sjcars.org/blog/2012/02/12/hardware-what-wants-deploying [Edit 20120213T0026]

  • NIST::NVD::Store::SQLite3

    I published an SQLite3 storage back-end to NIST::NVD on the CPAN. It’s pretty quick. About as fast as the DB_File one, but without the down side of being tied to DB_File. It shouldn’t be too difficult to re-factor this code to any DBI-based database. MariaDB anyone? I know it works on Debian. The nightly CPAN […]

  • SELinux on Wheezy

    So, Collier Technologies LLC needs to pass annual audits to operate a certification authority recognized by the SoS. To this end, I’m working with the fine group of developers who maintain SELinux. It seems that the configuration of Xorg that I’m using while typing this here blog post does not have a policy set up […]

  • SOPA response from Representative Rick Larsen, WA 2nd District

    Below is an email I received from Representative Rick Larsen‘s office. I don’t recall ever having identifying myself as PVT Adams-Collier in any communications with his office, though I could have done so at some point. Maybe. I also don’t recall contacting his office directly concerning SOPA. I blogged a few things and mentioned him […]

  • Power blip in Tukwila – everything’s okay.

    There’s been a lot of weather here in Seattle this week. It looks like the Tukwila DC’s power blipped this morning. It gave me an excuse to update some configs on a few of the OpenVPN endpoints, re-configure some of the shorewall6 stuff, and enter a bunch of hosts and IPs into the BIG-IP’s node […]

  • Blacky-black-out

    There’s a script down there vvvvv and up there ^^^

  • UW Hypervisor looks stable

    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 hosting my blog on the machine to exercise it. So far, no crashes, and a […]

  • Migrating VMs from pure paravirt hypervisor to hvm-capable hypervisor

    I’m also changing all of my disk layouts from being block devices per each guest partition to one block device hypervisor side per each /dev/xvd* guest side. The block devices all live on a single storage server and are being served via iSCSI. One of the guests is making use of AoE, but I’m thinking […]

  • The Very Model of a Poster to CLPM

    So, in 2002 I attended my first SPUG meeting. Also in attendance were Randal, Tim, J.P. (I think) and quite a few of the other usual suspects. The guest speaker was the inestimable Dr. Damian Conway. This night might be the single most important event in my career as a builder of the internets. I […]

  • 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 an SKS pool member, all of which are built on top of Squeeze.