Servers (and clocks and stuff) all went down about 3PM today. Most of the things came back fine. The database server (which runs under this blog, for one) did not start, nor did the VM that runs the database, nor did the database engine. All of that has…
Lightning strike may have taken out a HDD!
Unable to find some place from which I can get service and a legit download of the necessary firmware (even from a questionable site), I've decided to order a couple of the smaller supported drives to get the box working.
I took a risk on some cheap RAM from China to upgrade my server.
The semi-annual release of Ubuntu is here today!
I finally got around to shopping for a new hard drive. It's been installed, and now my main workstation is functional again.
Yesterday I noticed my workstation wasn't on-line. When I went to check, it was sitting at a grub rescue prompt saying "unknown file system."