dammIT

A rantbox

Fri 29 February 2008

A more personal weblog

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

My girlfriend mentioned a little while ago that she likes vermyndax' weblog better, because he posts personal stuff between the more technical parts. Darn you Verm for stealing my GF's attention like that ;) She has a point though.

I'm not posting that much personal stuff here on purpose, as I …

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Wed 13 February 2008

Interesting day

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today I woke up with both my servers being down; always a good way to start your day. higgs [my new vserver], turned out to not have booted after a reboot of the real server its located on - a simple 'boot' in the Xen console sufficed. The crew is investigating …

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Thu 07 February 2008

Started my Master research project

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

If you missed me for a few days [right...], I've been on my new working place, the office of a department of the Dutch navy that designs, integrates and implements the various devices on board of a ship. Internet use is limited, so communication with the outside world has slowed …

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Thu 31 January 2008

v26

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I was very pleasantly surprised this morning by my girlfriend with a breakfast-on-bed service :)

Breakfast on bed with candles


She got me the Zen TV DVD - Video Retrospective with a bunch of video clips of great music and even a video mash-up! I'm currently browsing it on my laptop [libdvdcss sure comes handy]. Really nice …

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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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