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Archive for October, 2005

SMP = Supah Megah Powah!!

October 31, 2005 By: bio Category: Geeky Stuff, General

Tonight, my bestest friend EVER, Jess, upgraded Woody (the little machine that you all have come to know and love as this server) with a new kernel.

Now… for the first time ever (and only a friggin’ year after she was put into production), both processors are running.

Yup… dual AMD MP 2800+ bizzaches…. hummin’ away in unison. All hot and sweaty and glistening and…. um… if you need me, I’ll be in the bathroom.

Damn… now I gotta… um… process somethin’ and stuffs.

Oh… and I fixed my Tivo (only took 6 hours yesterday and another 5 today).

Yup…. accomplishment feels spiffy.

Oh… and on one final note: I ordered Firefly – The complete Series from Amazon a couple weeks ago. When it came, I discovered, much to my dismay, that it was bundled as an “OMG SUPER DUPER LIMITED EDITION”, with two coppies of DVD #2 and no coppies of DVD #4. Amazon (God bless ’em), is sending a new box set out and it should be here on Wednesday.

Ugh… I are stoopid

October 31, 2005 By: bio Category: General

Apparently, I shouldn’t be allowed to touch anything technical.

Over the weekend, I managed to muck my my server and my Tivo (which is now stuck in this damn loop durring the guided setup). Oh yeah… my wife is not happy.

Fortunately, I found other people on the Tivo forums who have had the same issue with their generation 1 Tivo’s who also found a fix for it. I’ll be trying that when I get home (and will hopefully fix the damn thing AND get the undying love of my wife back).

Crap.

Homecoming 2005

October 28, 2005 By: bio Category: General

Tonight is the Homecoming dance for my eldest son and his girl friend.

Arent they cute?

Have fun, kids! 🙂

It’s live!!

October 26, 2005 By: bio Category: Geeky Stuff, General

As anyone who has ever known anything about me will attest… I collect domain names.

I like to buy them, start grand projects of monumentally humorous design… then walk way when something shiny or with breasts presents itself to me.

But this time is different.

I purchased a new domain earlier in the week and set about getting the DNS and MX records done. It’s gone live… and I’m actually using it!

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you:
Damaged People dot com

Sure… it’s my forum, but damn… that’s a snappy name! (and perfectly apt for a forum).

A big shout to Jacob

October 21, 2005 By: bio Category: General

Jacob, one of the two people I targeted yesterday for hotlinking my images, posted a message on the blog.

dude, sorry about that, but please! tell me how to take that thing off, im sorry i wont ever do it again, i didnt know. please e mail me.

I replied to his email and told him how to remove it to the best of my knowledge (it’s livejournal… I’m not exactly sure how you go about adding in a background image to it).

I removed the image he had hotlinked to (well… the one I replaced for the one he hotlinked to ). I’ll be watching my 404 errors to make sure he actually removes it from his site.

Good job Jacob! 🙂

Other news… oh hell… there is no other news. My life is a cold and shallow place.