Archive for the ‘ Technology ’ Category

High Fidelity My Ass

About 5 billion years ago, before I even had decent internet, or maybe internet all together (I forget now), I had a rather bizarre, and insanely concerning method of acquiring music. This was even before we had a CD burner, so that had to be done at my dad’s work at the time....
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A pointless collection of ramblings

Since I have many things to post on here, I couldn’t be bothered to post them as individual posts, so I though I’d just condense them into one long rambling post of pointless shit....
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How to overinstall a home network

So due to our house being kinda… revamped slightly, with some new central heating, kitchen bathroom and such, I had to refit my network solution upstairs as what I had was going to be in the way of the new boiler that was going upstairs. This meant I had to relocate a lot of my shit, including my file server, some switches and the router/modem etc. Whilst doing this I thought I might as well rewire the entire house properly, instead of the madness I had:...
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Even more useless than the last addition/A random rant

Uselessness

So out  of a combination of pure boredom and general need of shit to play with, I’ve ordered over the past couple of weeks stuff that I don’t need. Two 1.5TB hard drives and two Opteron 265 CPUs. The CPUs I’d ordered a few weeks back but hadn’t gotten around to fitting them. But last week I received the two HDDs....
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For Anyone Who’s Sad Enough To Be Interested…

There appears to be a bug in phpsysinfo on FreeBSD 8.1, where it formats the network interfaces section wrong, due to a change in how netstat operates; it seems they’ve changed the amount of columns and spacing with “netstat -nibd”, which is how phpsysinfo gets its networking info. I thought at first it was just me breaking shit, but after searching around on several other peoples phpsysinfo pages, it seems to be a common issue....
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