WiFi tether for Droid

My Motorola Droid (purchased on November 10th, 2009, 4 days after the release) is still running Android 2.0.1. I guess this is somewhat out of laziness - I love the Incredible and its new (and more refined) Android version and UI, but my phone is rooted. I’m …

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DHCP Debugging and Handy TCPdump filters

Recently at $WORK we’ve been having some strange issues with a particular Xen VM not getting DHCP. Traditional (tail -f dhcpd.log) debugging hasn’t turned up much, other than the server is getting the DISCOVER but not sending out an OFFER. I’ve turned to packet captures to …

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Apache catchall vhost

As mentioned in one of my recent posts, I occasionally have to setup catchall pages in Apache. The general idea is usually that I either want a vhost that serves one page for any conceivable request, or that I moved something and want to alert the visitor, but provide a …

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Syslog from KickStart / Anaconda

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Yesterday I was installing a new machine at $WORK, and we’d been having some spotty problems with Anaconda not being able to find RPMs in a specific repository. As a result, I was standing in the machine room at a cart-mounted console, watching the output of the installation. Just …

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