Challenge of Two Cases
Small and portable PCs are an attractive computing option. Unfortunately, they are at odds with much of the technical networking world. If you merely need one large graphics card or one beefy 10GbE networking card, you can get away with your MiniITX form factor system. Contrast that with doing WiFi and wired network testing: often…
Because when you need to crawl under the desk, working in the dark sucks.
Becoming a grey beard geek has involved adopting complexity. Some would assume unnecessary complexity… But other recognize ideal underneath the tangle: a challenge to master. Setting yourself a regular challenge keeps your hopes set higher than the horizon. Geek on!
LZOP is my friend
I’ve been doing a lot of disk cloning lately, working up instructions for duplicating a “sysprep” style Fedora image for the LANforge product. Now that live CDs tend to allow live installation of packages, I can boot one, plugin in a stick with the archive of my raw image, and install pv and lzop and…