Archives for the ‘hexdream’ Category

New Server

Now running on the new virtual server.

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 [...]

uptime silliness

A while ago I was upset that DNS queries seemed to be taking a long time at home. I was using an older Solaris bundled version of Bind. I had read there was an issue that could cause slow response times, and things seemed slow, but I’m a Comcast customer and things often seem slow. [...]

Coming soon…

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Just Looking

I’m still trying to find a WordPress theme I like. Don’t be surprised to see a different theme when you visit.