The most important step to redundancy has taken place! Today, Tom and I put up a wireless shot from the office in Milton to Mississauga. We need to do some more leg work with the current ISP to make this new link active, but the hardest part is done now. Doing the installation with Tom, I realised that his company has come a long way from the crappy ass grid antennas and Wi-Lan radios that they used to use. Now everything’s...

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     I got my allergy shot as usual this morning. Unusually though, both shots swelled up like mosquito bites. I figured it was because I’m not feeling great so my body is busy battling whatever is making my throat gross feeling. I called the doctor and the receptionist immediately freaked out and told me I absolutely had to come back. I was like “I’m already at work, I would prefer not to.” So she put another...

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     Rockstar Games has put out yet another Grand Theft Auto game. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas has gotten some stupendous reviews too. Since I’m in no position to buy at this time, I think I might go and rent it. Maybe Sunday, it’s probably a one day rental and I’ll have to play it all day long. I like the GTA games. This one’s set in the 90s (Vice City was in the 80s) and they say it’s pretty wicked,...

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     The internet is full of people with way too much time on their hands… take this page for instance.

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     I built my first real FreeBSD 5.3 box overnight. I must say I am overall quite impressed so far. I got hung up this morning with it not allowing me to boot it up without having something in the secondary slave IDE position, so I dug out a massive four (4) gigabyte disk and put it on there. Booted up first try. This machine exists because I want to move to FreeBSD 5.3 once it’s stable and all of the hardware I use has...

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