Annvix blog

I moved all the Annvix-related blog entries to the new Annvix Developer's Blog since I'm "consolidating" all Annvix-related stuff there. That means this blog will be "Annvix clean" (at least as far as technical-ish stuff goes).

Just a heads up in case you wonder why a) a category was removed …

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Security updates.. fulltime job? Hell yeah!

I've been embarking on a bit of a project since Jan when someone from Groklaw was asking about what vulns we released last year affected a certain distribution and the only way I could get her that info was by doing some convoluted grepping and re-formatting... it wasn't pretty, but …

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Plague of snow

I think if the Egyptians had a plague of snow first instead of water turning into blood, those Israelites would have been let go right away.

We've had about two feet of snow since midnight last night (might have been later but that's when I went to bed and there …

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Migration complete... I hope

Well, only had to go down to the colo twice for this migration... =) Phoned the wife to check on it, reported all connections were good, so happily put stuff back, cleaned up the closet, etc. only to find when I got back home that I couldn't connect anymore. I think …

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SunFire x2100

This is a sweet little machine... 1U opteron 146 (2GHz). Only comes with 512MB stock, but I'm putting 2GB of RAM in it, and two 300GB SATA II drives (acting as a RAID1 mirror). Comes with two gigabit ethernet cards (forcedeth and tg3) and uses sata_nv.

[email protected] ~ $ cat /proc …

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DWTFYWWI License

I found my new license with which I will license everything:

http://tools.wikimedia.de/~avar/cvs/COPYING

The DWTFYWWI license is my kind of license.

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Folding in vim

Was just reading this article on linux.com about some guy's sysadmin toolbox. Yeah, the tools were ok and nothing much different from what I use except for some of the desktop-ish stuff he uses. What got me though was the first comment that was made. Vim has text folding …

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