dammIT

A rantbox


Thu 24 January 2008

Debugging for fun and profit

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Now and then I run into a crashed irssi. It crashes when the lag becomes way high [stupid adsl modem], or when doing an /upgrade or /quit. I narrowed it down to a Perl script I have that adds !command-style commands to irssi's list of commands for controlling a bot …

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Wed 23 January 2008

Xen stuff

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm setting up a new server [called higgs, from the Higgs boson], which is a Xen instance on soleus.nu. I tried to do some iptables stuff today, and ran into trouble with it not wanting to insmod the kernel modules. Turned out I had the [old] modutils installed on …

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Fri 18 January 2008

BSc.

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I received an e-mail yesterday about my application for a Bachelor diploma, containing the ``Congratulations, it was found OK by the committee. You're a Bachelor of Science as of 12 december 2007'' message. /me does a little happy dance

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Mon 07 January 2008

Sooo, another year has come and gone

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

And suddenly, it was 2008. A leap year, nicely round numbers (at least for a geek like me, I guess), a year in which I'll finally finish my higher education. Also finally, I'm under contract again, getting some dough to pay bills, food and gadgets from. Feels quite good, I …

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