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trivial shennanigans

Weekly tweets!

  • back from a weekend narrowboating. Earth still rocking. #
  • There was another robbery in #horningsea last night. Make sure you lock your doors and keep an eye out! #
  • A week since I received my faulty ReadynasPro from @scancomputers. Despite reassurances I would have a replacement y/day, it never happened. #
  • .@scancomputers Would appreciate you looking into an RMA for me. It was a DOA unit that I was told I'd get a replacement for last Tuesday #
  • last night's roast chicken + wrap + cheese + Encona's hot pepper sauce. Nuke for a min, Yum! #
  • http://t.co/kow3PKI New @MarsEdit update. An ipad version would make me run out and buy an ipad immediately! #
  • Annoyed with lack of service from @scancomputers with my faulty @readynas Pro 6. DOA and no sign of the replacement. Piss poor service #fail #
  • The best photos from the riots. http://t.co/FDlOd9u! Don't remember seeing these on BBC News24 #
  • Well @scancomputers have just confirmed delivery of the replacement unit to me tomorrow. I do hope that this happens. #
  • OK I know you're bored of this, but so am I. Bloody rain. #
  • .@scancomputers Thanks for getting my RMA'd #Readynas to me. Took longer than I would have expected for a DOA unit, but thanks all the same #
  • I just emailed my MP to ask them to oppose new restrictions on abortion access. You can too at http://t.co/jfcmvy3 @Abortion_Rights #
Categories
trivial shennanigans

Weekly tweets!

  • The working week starts with a hard drive crash. So a morning of SuperDuper'ing onto a new drive. #
  • Wow! RT @TechCrunch: Breaking: Google Buys Motorola For $12.5 Billion http://t.co/21wC0hw by @robinwauters #
  • Maroilles tart for lunch. http://t.co/BgQ9tCp yum! #
  • "I'm Excited" by DJ Shadow makes me excited. #
  • Recommendations for A3 printouts in #cambridge What would be cool is to print online and go pick up. #
  • I'm gonna coerce the neighbours to plant more wild flowers around here! #
  • Awake far too early. Still not woken up with multiple espresso, so spotifying The Meteors to wake myself up. #
  • Hey Tesco, You say your sandwich carton is recyclable, yet it's got a plastic film adhered to its entire inner surface? #
  • If you think homeopathy is "small folklore based herbalism" then think again… #
  • If you think homeopathy is "folklore" based herbalism then think again… http://t.co/nWyuJgA #
  • I think I'm almost caught up with RSS. Better not press refresh #
  • The support with my Gigaset repeater is lost. After 6 months I can only assume the product is just not fit for purpose. #
  • I have had these problems since purchasing it. Despite returning it to Siemens twice and getting new ones back. http://t.co/I8ClQ55 #
  • Having to return new Readynas pro 6 to scan.co.uk Fairly annoyed that they need to test it to prove it's faulty despite Netgear saying so #
  • One day I will know the diff b/w 'rsync -av /source/ /dest/' and 'rsync -av /source /dest/' Until then I am doomed to follow rsync by mv #
  • Annoyed about the readynas pro 6 I've received from @scancomputers that's faulty. I guess it's Netgear's faul… (cont) http://t.co/V8gtCGc #
  • Poor GPS performance on your DHD? This did work for me http://t.co/bHLxuLl risky though. #
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Computergeekery

Impressed by the write speed on my new ReadyNas Pro 6

A 100GB file to a NFS mounted share

scotgate mnt # dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/distfiles2/TEMP bs=1024 count=100000000
100000000+0 records in
100000000+0 records out
102400000000 bytes (102 GB) copied, 1115.25 s, 91.8 MB/s

scotgate mnt # dd of=/dev/zero if=/mnt/distfiles2/TEMP bs=1024 count=100000000
100000000+0 records in
100000000+0 records out
102400000000 bytes (102 GB) copied, 1076.49 s, 95.1 MB/s
scotgate mnt # 

That’s quite tidy!

Categories
trivial shennanigans

Weekly tweets!

  • Back from peaceful holiday to riots on the streets and fresh financial crisis. "Fucking hell" seems to sum it all up. #
  • The lyrics to Jerusalem by The Fall seem appropriate http://youtu.be/B2vnioRqsSQ #
  • RT @camdiary: Follow @cambscops . "No truth in reports of disorder in #Cambridge " #
  • Downside of working from home/garden is when the farmer puts poo on fields, it's a little smelly. ..or is that you Milton I can smell? #
  • Just had the first baked potatoes out of the garden.like the Good Life, but no cords #
  • A failed non-me login attempt to my faceybook account has made me activate 2step verification on Google. Seems easier than I imagined. #
  • Hey weekend. Are you here yet? #
  • Any good secondhand #cambridge websites to sell stuff? Got two gas cookers I want to sell. #
Categories
trivial shennanigans

Weekly tweets!

  • Halfway through Surface Detail by Ian M Banks. Best Culture novel I've read so far. #
  • "Je peux avoir un autre biere s-v-p". My latest french learnings. Probably the most important so far I think. #
  • What's the easy option for replacing a iPhone 3gs battery? #