The benefits of FOSS and why I contribute to LibreNMS

So I’d planned to write this up closer to the time that alerting was to be released for LibreNMS but as I’ve recently been banned from the observium irc channel which I can only assume was done because our subscription at work has now expired, it wasn’t a couple of days ago adam was attempting to […]

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Network weathermap for LibreNMS

So having switched from Cacti to LibreNMS the biggest thing I missed, a weathermap plugin that hooked into the LNMS DB, so I hacked at weathermap which included Cacti integration and came up with the following. https://github.com/laf/weathermap

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Oooh, it’s on the way!

http://eeepc.asus.com/global/product.htm I have a 4G version on it’s way to me for tomorrow. Can’t wait to have a play and see what all the hype is about. I’ll post my comments/thoughts up when I have tested it for a bit. t00t Ryan asked what the desktop is like so here we go:

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Dodge Nitro – tonker truck!

Well I picked up my new car and sold the BMW on Wed last week. I’ve already posted in my forum what car I was going to be getting but for those of you who don’t know then let me introduce you to my new car, the Dodge Nitro 2.8 CRD SE. Now it’s a far cry from […]

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Nokia E90, review, thoughts and my general opinion

Well I’ve been running my Nokia E90 for about 3 weeks now and I’ve got to say it’s the best phone I’ve owned so far – one of the main reasons is Wifi, I use it casually when I’m at home, girlfriends or work where I have Wifi access and it is really good. Now […]

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Today had to be one of the best bike rides – ever!

Stuck close(ish) to home for this one so that we could get a couple of new faces on board – Rich and his next door neighbour Dave. This particular ride saw us starting off and finishing in Rochdale which is where Rich and Dave live and not quite as an early start as previous days […]

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Reliable hosting, what a joke

I was browsing a website the early (www.swapz.co.uk) and after searching on a few pages I was presented with this rather lovely and amusing error message: Warning: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Unknown MySQL server host ‘ds95.reliablehosting.com’ (2) in /home/swapzco/public_html/init/class/db.class.php on line 33 Could not connect Doh!

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Those messages you love to see

Mon, 26 Nov 2007 03:49:03 GMT Standard Time: [hpt374]: Array ‘RAID_5_0’ rebuilding completed. After a day of sweating, this is exactly the email that I wanted to get. Thank god for raid 5 that’s all I can say 🙂

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