Site Updates

Back from the dead(land of 404)

TO: whomever is reading this SUBJECT: critical HDD failure DATA: A few weeks back one of my WD 4Tb Reds crapped out – production date said 2017 but I bought in 2018. It was no longer being recognized by the HDD controller – the usual story. Sadly it was part of an LVM volume which …

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Hacks Programming

Reverse Engineering an ESP8266 Firmware

Hi folks, A while ago I did reverse engineering challenge that pushed me to learn more about the Arduino toolchain. I am a big fan of Platformio and switched to that a long time ago but most people will still use Arduino and the Arduino IDE. Also, even in Platformio you will most times use …

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Linux Operating Systems

LVM fun: Swap out disk in LVM2 stripe

Update: You can find a much better version of this as an article I wrote for the Odroid Magazine:https://magazine.odroid.com/article/linux-logical-volume-manager-lvm2/ I’ve been planning to upgrade my LVM2 2 disk striped setup with a new disk for a while. I am currently on the testing phase but I think I have a good way to do it …

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Site Updates

Goodbye Openshift 2

Dear RedHat, Thank you for having hosted my site for so long for free. I tried to migrate to OpenShift 3 via the Free tier but sadly the quota does not allow for everything I need to run my WordPress. So i had to move; no hard feelings – but 50 bucks/month – are you …

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