This is a repost from an old blog, dated appropriately It’s amazing when a mundane evening turns into something incredibly cool. I got a call, just after 7pm, from a friend of mine who I’ve been doing some work with on and off over the years – Brett. He’s a bit of a sailing enthusiast, … [Read more …]
This is a repost from an old blog, dated appropriately The client wanted a huge amount of disk space, cheaply. An off-the-shelf board and a bunch of drives were duly purchased, and a Linux distribution installed. Then they called me. “OK,” I said. “Software RAID. No problem. We’ll configure Samba up, make a huge volume … [Read more …]
This is a repost from an old blog, dated appropriately I mentioned this story to a couple of people at the party last night, after finding it in the Something Awful forum archives. I’d completely forgotten I’d written it until I was just flipping through my old posts. Here it is.