Archives for the Month of December, 2011

Virtual Machine Testing

A while back I built a machine for hosting VMs. It’s not super awesome, but it should be capable. It has a 4 core Sandy Bridge Xeon (E3-1220, 3.1 GHz) 8gb of memory (2 dimms with room for another pair) and no disk. It boots from a 4 or 8 gb Kingston USB flash drive. [...]

Uptime down

Well my little Solaris running mini itx system finally no longer has a giant uptime. At about 779 days and 45 minutes the power went out for about 5 seconds bringing this mini system’s big uptime to an end. That’s what I get for connecting a temporary system to wall power I guess…because in IT [...]