dammIT

A rantbox

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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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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