Category: Hardware

Back in business

Hi All. – aka this siteĀ  is back from the ColdSleep(TM) chmaber, which was a necessary thing due to death of our previous hardware. Lessons learntĀ  – backups fixed, redudnt disks sourced, monitoring enabled and logged. More about the setup and other juicy details later    

Technolgy is wonderful. Until it is not.

Technology is such a wonderful thing, until it it not. As some of you might know, I am overseas. Travelling across Europe. Taking a lot of pictures, and generally enjoying myself. The problem arose a few days ago, in a small German town called Deggendorf. The older, smallish 250GB HDD in my laptop started misbehaving …

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Note to self: configuring extra IP routes on a BiPAC 5200S RD ADSL2+ modem

This post is a sort of a “memo to self”, so I don’t have to look too far for a solution next time I need to do this. Sometimes one needs to add extra routes to the modem via the command line. The Billion modems have a relatively arcane command line interface built into them. …

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