Archive for February 2009

Writing blog with Lynx

I am working on this entry using a text base browser called Lynx. I have not used Lynx in a long time. I have never used it to do anything like this before using Lynx. I usually use Lynx at the command line to browse to web sites to download RPM files.

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Cedar Park to Austin Bike Commute

I rode my bike into Austin on my inaugural Cedar Park to Austin bike commute.  It was so cold that when I got 3 miles from my house I had to turn around and go back and get my winter gloves.  This morning it was 48 degrees but when I got to 20 MPH my…

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Fitness Goals for 2009

After running 100k (62 miles) on a trail at Bandera Texas I have found a void in my trail running training .  so this weekend I dusted off my bike and on Saturday I rode 10 miles. Today I drove my truck down to the 24 Hour Fitness near UT and rode my bike 23.5…

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Virtual server

I am planning my next server.  I want to build a server that is optimized for running virtualized computers and large disk storage. I’m using this post to take some notes. With all of this information in one place my goal is for it to help me design my next computer. There is a lot…

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Too Much Inside Time

The last two weeks have been spent inside mostly. I have not run during this time. My personal time on weekends has been divided between doing volunteer support for the Rocky Racoon race in Huntsville and fixing my computer. I have not been drawing on Friday either so this month has been quite a change…

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Linux and RAID5, lessons learned

After a long absence from the Linux community I am disappointed about the lack of support for easy RAID5 in Ubuntu (Debian). I spent about 3 days trying to get RAID 5 to work under Ubuntu with my onboard Fake Raid controller from Intel.  What I learned is that my next purchase will be a…

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My home computer will be a Linux box again

About two weeks ago my last disk died in my RAID5 on my home computer.  I originally built the computer when I lived in Portland Oregon in 2002.  I started out with three Western Digital 80 GB hard drives in a software RAID5 running Mandrake Linux. The first upgrade was a new main board and…

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I am watching Craig

I like watching Craig Furguson on the Late Late Show.  When I can not stay up late I watch the recordings that are on my computer.  I enjoy his sense of humor and the crazy way he slaps the TV camera during his monologue.  Thsi episode he has some hand puppets that are singing.

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