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It's fixed? Prove it.

Posted 09-26-2014 at 03:53 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

One of my favorite "war stories" from the data center involved a small company I worked for many years ago. We had a cabinet-size UPS come up for maintenance, and as it was an aging unit my boss asked the tech to perform a thorough inspection and perform any maintenance that appeared to be required. Once complete, my boss asked him to perform a functional test. The tech agreed, but mentioned it would cost the company extra. My boss agreed to the terms and the tech wandered off to the...
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Install Munin (Monitoring Tool) on Ubuntu 14.04 server

Posted 09-24-2014 at 08:39 AM by sridhar11

Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the
information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After
completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort.

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CruxEX (CRUX 3.1) live USB, build 140923, with kernel 3.16.3

Posted 09-23-2014 at 06:45 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 09-28-2014 at 01:21 PM by exton

CruxEX 3.1 2014 uses the LXDE Desktop environment. I have replaced the original CRUX kernel 3.12.24 with “my” special kernel 3.16.3-x86_64-exton, with support for “extra everything”.

NOTE 140926
Version/build 140923 of CruxEX uses kernel 3.16.3-x86_64-exton. Today (140926) I have compiled a new special kernel for CRUX 3.1. I call it 3.16.3-x86_64-cruxex. The CruxEX system now boot up faster than ever before.

Kernel 3.16.3 is the latest available stable kernel...
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Posted 09-22-2014 at 07:21 PM by rokytnji

Lucky Me.

Tomorrow, Chicken and Dumplings.

Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding for Desert tonight.
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Repugnant, Indeed

Posted 09-17-2014 at 06:37 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 09-18-2014 at 06:37 PM by rocket357 (odds were off =))

"It is evident to everyone, that those things which are called the works of Nature, that is, the far greater part of the ideas or sensations perceived by us, are not produced by, or dependent on the wills of men. There is, therefore, some other spirit that causes them, since it is repugnant that they should subsist by themselves."

- George Berkeley "A Treatise concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge"

I would like to take a moment...
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