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Hi. I'm a Unix Administrator, mathematics enthusiast, and amateur philosopher. This is where I rant about that which upsets me, laugh about that which amuses me, and jabber about that which holds my interest most: Unix.
Posted 01-09-2016 at 05:28 PM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 01-09-2016 at 05:39 PM byrocket357
OpenBSD maintained a fork of apache httpd 1.3 for some time, but as the fork started to show its age, they dropped it in favor of nginx. A year later, a home-grown secure web server, called simply "httpd" was birthed from the relayd codebase. I just started messing with httpd recently, and I managed to get smokeping running beautifully in it. After a bit, I decided to start gathering latency stats on ipv6, so I added most of that today. I'm pretty happy with the results.
Posted 12-05-2015 at 12:58 PM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
If there is one thing I have never fully understood, it is bird people. They have tons of birds loose in their house, feathers and bird crap on everything...just, not a good way to go, right? Last time I visited a friend who is a bird person, I had some feathery jerk land on my head and crap on my glasses.
I'm more of a fish and reptile person. I tolerate cats and dogs (well, moreso cats than dogs). So when my wife suggested we get two parakeets to keep as pets, I wasn't thrilled....
Posted 08-12-2015 at 01:04 PM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Still waiting on parts, but I've gotten the rails toggle switch and standby/power LEDs soldered in, and I have the load resistor in as well. Binding posts are holding up the entire show. Should be delivered today, I hope. After desoldering half of the dead electronics in the house, it felt good to put something together (even if I'm still not done).
In other news, my ATmega328P board is coming along nicely (not that I've actually *tested* it, as I'm waiting for the *ahem* bench...
Posted 07-29-2015 at 12:53 AM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Got a new Weller Soldering Station recently, so I've been pursuing my interests in electronics and computer hardware. After spending 20+ years in the software side of the house (both as a programmer and as a sysad/engineer), I've finally started to really understand the hardware side of the house (well, I have much to learn, but it's starting to come together).
My first order of business has been to build out a desk variable power supply with a 480 Watt Antec PSU I had laying around....