Wandering Thoughts archives

2010-05-31: Another building block of my environment: sshterm
2010-05-30: The end of university-provided email is probably nigh
2010-05-29: UPSes: defense against problems, or sources of them?
Some comments on spam scoring and anti-spam tools in general
2010-05-28: Why I am really unhappy with ZFS right now: a ZFS import failure
2010-05-27: One benefit of relying on third-party (anti-)spam filtering
2010-05-25: Watch out for quietly degrading SATA disks
2010-05-24: Give your personal scripts good error messages
2010-05-23: Replacing modules for testing (and fun)
2010-05-22: How I fixed Google's search results redesign
Why I'm wrong about what sort of APIs C's stdargs allows
2010-05-21: An example of an API that you can't do with C stdargs
2010-05-20: The limitations of C's varargs support
2010-05-19: Why RPM's .rpmnew files don't work in practice
2010-05-18: An illustrated example of how not to do package updates
2010-05-16: You should also document why you didn't do attractive things
A theory about our jumbo frame switch firmware bug
2010-05-15: Why we don't use jumbo frames for iSCSI: a cautionary tale on testing
2010-05-14: A sysadmin mistake: shooting your virtual foot off
2010-05-13: Python exceptions for C programmers
2010-05-12: 'Borrowing' IPv4 netblocks to get around address space exhaustion
2010-05-11: Retrospectives are uncommon
2010-05-10: A little vi twitch
2010-05-09: Why diskless Unix machines lost out
2010-05-08: SSL certificate vendors are selling a commodity
2010-05-06: Oracle's future for Sun's hardware and OS business is now clear
The right way and the wrong way to disable init.d services
2010-05-05: The right way to fix ZFS disk glitches (at least for us)
2010-05-04: Dear software packagers, startup scripts edition
2010-05-03: Keeping track of filesystem consistency
2010-05-02: A brief history of fsck

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