Monthly Archives: May 2008

Don’t just leave your backups alone, check them!

I use a Readynas+ to backup all my Linux using a homegrown incremental Rsync script and my Mac using SuperDuper.  For the last few weeks the space on the little Nas has been getting pretty low.  I just thought that … Continue reading

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SMBFS to CIFS

Note to self.  If you are ever going to migrate some Samba shares from using the deprecated SMBFS to using CIFS instead, then instead of just changing the filesystem in FSTAB, then wondering why the dammed thing refuses to mount. … Continue reading

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Mac on Mac

Parallels Server for Mac Beta Finally the second step on the road for virtualising Macs on Mac!

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Oh freedom, what liberties have been taken in your name

Mr Love and Justice Billy Bragg has a new album out!  Rejoice!  A book last year, and now an album to boot. (those lyrics in the title come from track 10).

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Linux Raid Wiki

There’s a lot of outdated stuff concerning Linux software raid out there. Over the last 6 months there’s been a concerted effort by people on the Linux Raid mailing list to improve this situation. The continuing results can be seen … Continue reading

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Did you vote yesterday?

For more or less the first time in my life a candidate for whom I voted actually won! The Green party candidate for Cambridge Abbey came in by a fairly large margin.  Cool!

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VOTE TODAY!

If you do not vote, you absolutely forfeit the right to complain about the goverment, council or anything about the adminstration of this country. If you don’t agree with any of the candidates, then go into the polling booth and … Continue reading

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