Monthly Archives: January 2008

>Random SSL problem of the day

>So I get the following trying to connect to a sendmail SMTPS port: 2008.01.29 19:41:14 LOG5[8849:3083409072]: stunnel 4.21 on i486-pc-linux-gnu with OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 20072008.01.29 19:41:14 LOG5[8849:3083409072]: Threading:PTHREAD SSL:ENGINE Sockets:POLL,IPv6 Auth:LIBWRAP2008.01.29 19:41:14 LOG5[8849:3083409072]: stunnel connected remote server from 10.1.0.2:508242008.01.29

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>Jalopy, RIP

>Just before applying DBAN, uptime on jalopy showed: 15:12:57 up 1063 days, 3:06, 1 user, load average: 0.02, 0.01, 0.00

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>Grandma’s Words of Wisdom, part 3

>I offered the water to Grandma. She refused it. I said, “I could add some Vodka to it.” She replied, “AH! Then you’d have something!”

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>Grandma’s Words of Wisdom, part 2

>Visiting my Grandmother yesterday, when asked what she would like to do:“I’m just sitting here listing to all this bullcrap.”

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>The great fiscal stimulus package … of 1929

>*sigh* I hope history doesn’t repeat itself.

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>Nort’s words of Wisdom

>SMS from Lambeau Field 1/20/08 7:22 pm: Its f’n cold!!!

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>This can’t end well…

> In an epic combination of Passive Aggressiveness combined with Complaining about Neighbors combined with being anonymous comes together in the Web 2.0/Google Maps Mashup RottenNeighbor.com. Basically you can say whatever you want about anyone you want while being anonymous

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>Grandma’s Words of Wisdom

>My 89 year old grandmother was checked into a Nursing home last week. In spite of all her problems, while she was being checked in she was asked: “How do you feel?” And she answered: “With my fingers.”

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>ifconfig vs arping

>Todays technical oddity comes to us as part of the Solaris Zones cluster system that I wrote. Its hardcore and I rolled it myself. We use service IP addresses (i.e. one IP address for each service we provide) and when

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>Real-time work clock

>Where I work it is very important to know the right time. As a service to the larger community, here is a real-time picture of the current time: Maybe I need to adjust my work schedule so I go home

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