That’s how things look like: A dead disk, after having a headcrash. Look at the carved ring. All the dirt inside is more or less swarf.
Every time computers are running smooth and things are looking fine and you think of looking at the items at the top of your Todo-list, things that you should have done weeks ago but couldn’t because of things preventing you, another one of such blockers kicks in: something does not work. But IT work can be a bitch […]
I guess there are many ways to drive a sysadmin crazy – I even experienced a few by now; But the most effective one of all seems to be bad memory. Let me tell you: Nowadays most systems that I get to look at are Windows boxes which are acting weird in a not really reproducible way.
I am a little lost and need your help due to an unknown package which I got a couple of days ago, as I am pretty clueless where the package came from. And ‘clueless’ in that case means that I absolutely have no clue where it came from as I don’t know the sender. The package came inside […]
Virtual machines and their clocks can be quite nasty – at least if I am working with them. Maybe it is because it is impossible to kick against virtual machines? Are they that nasty because they know they are safe?
Sometimes life sucks. Especially if it hurts: I was about to do a trip to Hamburg to see an old friend again. For keeping things simple I have decided to go by car which would grant me some more freedom. But due to various things I was able do depart quite late in the evening. But that wasn’t […]