A while back I wrote a script to use nvidia-settings to get the core and ambient temperatures from the three GTX465 video cards in my system. All the way up until today it has worked great and is currently tied in with conky to show the temps. Today when I Read more…
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So, what does failure sound like? I am not sure but I think I know what impending failure looks like, like this:
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 844726271 sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Unhandled error code sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Result: hostbyte=0x04 driverbyte=0x00 sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] CDB: cdb=0x28: 28 00 32 58 e9 1f 00 00 38 00
The system is set up with all 4 nets (green, red, blue and orange) configured though I am presently only using two full time. Any time someone or something I don’t trust needs to get onto the internet I put an AP on the blue net and let them have at it.
Perhaps I should say firewall, as that is what it was supposed to be. My mom recently asked me to check her firewall which had stopped working. It had been making a grinding noise for a while then just up and died.
kaon is the name of my new system. The purpose of this writing it to explain a bit behind the architecture of the system. Mainly the display configuration. The system consists of three Samsung P2250 displays, each one driven by its own Asus ENGTX465 video card. These little cards are Read more…