failsure.net running on NetBSD

After a few days of tinkering and learning, failsure.net (and the sites it hosts, such as this one) is running on my Sunblade 100 and the sparc64 NetBSD port. I’m still checking things out, and one or two services still need to be moved off of nanbara, but everything really important is working. The root […]

June 30, 2009 · agw · No Comments
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Rebuilding failsure.net (again)

In this post I describe the imminent failure of a power supply fan in my DL320. It did stop spinning, at which point the machine entered a cyclical self-power-cycling: the machine would come up, and quickly shut down once it noticed the power supply fan was stopped. Repeat. With nothing left to lose, I pulled […]

June 29, 2009 · agw · No Comments
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NetBSD – intriguing.

I’ve been playing around with NetBSD lately. It all started from a desire to do some I/O benchmarks on the various UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems available for the Amiga. You can see the first results of that here. I decided to do NetBSD as it appears to be the only one among Amiga UNIX […]

June 27, 2009 · agw · No Comments
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