Techy: Noooo!

January 22nd, 2005 by Richy B. Leave a reply »

Just spent the last 20 minutes rebooting all our servers after upgrading their kernels (the “main brain” of the Linux OS). Then updating corresponding software and making sure they were all nice and stable.

Made the final tick on my checklist and, lo and behold, the DataCenter team decide “30 minutes late, let’s reboot all the servers to activate the new kernel”…

Grrr! Now I’ve got to wait until they all come back up and are stablised before I can go beddy byes. As if 14hours at working isn’t long enough, I’ve now got to…..


This post is over 6 months old.

This means that, despite my best intentions, it may no longer be accurate.

This blog holds over 12 years of archived content - during that time, I may have changed my opinion of something, technology will have advanced (and old "best standards" may no longer be the case), my technology "know how" has improved etc etc - it would probably take me a considerable amount of time to update all the archival entries: and defeat the point of keeping them anyway.

Please take these posts for what they are: a brief look into my past, my history, my journey and "caveat emptor".

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