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Today’s bit of advice: before you wade too deep in going cross-eyed staring at routing tables that seem to be good, trying to figure out why half of your LAN is unreachable, check to see if the freaking second network cable is plugged in.
Posting this in the hopes that it’ll help someone at some point…. Using Apache (Apache2 in my case, but I’m not sure it matters), you can customize the format for log files like access_log. Apache has a good page describing the variables you can use. But it doesn’t tell you everything you need to know! [...]
We’ve been having a lot of intermittent network problems at home. Periodically, our Internet cuts out. At first I assumed it was our ISP–it’s no longer Adelphia (run by pharmacists), though–but subsequent research indicated that it wasn’t our ISP’s fault: our router was going down. My dad set it all up, so I wasn’t too [...]
(Okay, it works in chronological order, but I display newest on top… So just pretend my title complements Kyle’s.) I wasn’t planning on blogging about my Christmas presents, but Kyle did and I decided to save some stuff for a new post. I was much relieved when the former bishop of Turkey brought a Rebel [...]
I learned two valuable lessons today: Don’t ever create a 500GB FAT partition. No matter how good of an idea it seems, don’t do it. (Not terribly different is the advice, “Don’t ever create one big 500GB partition.”) Mounting a filesystem as “msdos” is not the same as mounting it as “vfat” in Linux. msdos [...]
A few years ago Andy and I ran a hosting company. It never got that far, but it was fun, and also a learning experience. Today I’m finding that I can’t get the idea of starting it again out of my head. The problem is that, this time, I’d want to start it big. There [...]