Category: General

  • Consolidating my blogs

    After a lot of thinking ๐Ÿ™‚ I have decided to merge my two blogs previously at and into a single site/blog here at The reason was simple, am lazy and do not want to maintain two sites. Plus after I moved out of VMware late last year I don’t feel the need […]

  • Thanks to a catastrophic failure during migration from a private server to a shared server, all the site downloads are gone ๐Ÿ™ the blogs posts, comments etc basically everything that was on the database we were able to recover from a db backup, but anything on the filesystem is gone. So all the virtual machine […]

  • I have a small ๐Ÿ™‚ NAS box with 6 x 1TB HDD in RAID 6 and 4 x 500GB HDD in RAID 5. Recently thanks to the arrival of my baby girl and a HD handy cam, I was running out of space fast on the array and so when when I saw a decent […]

  • an awesome new feature in the just released ESXi 4.1 is the ability to do PXE boot and script the install using a kick-start script. If you looking for information on how to do this see here at billhill’s post. However while adding that feature VMware seems have slightly broken the PXE boot, but […]

  • Okay, I have to google this information every-time I need it, to so am going to blog it, so that I know exactly where to look for it ๐Ÿ™‚ Setting up a proxy from the GUI on you browser or system does not always work for command line utilities like apt-get, yum, wget or customer […]