Long story short, my DIR-655 has worked awesomely as just an AP, UNTIL i tried to do IPv6! The DIR-655 seems to spams Router Advertisement(RA) packets with M=0 O=0. I am doing DHCPv6, i.e. RA packets M=1 O=1. on a windows system, it releases the DHCPv6 ip every time it see’s the RA from the D-Link, and Renew’s every time it sees the DHCPv6 RA packets. after 3 or 4 flip flops the windows client just gives up. [Read More]
Crazy SSD Technology on a PCIe card. 80GB capacity. 520MB/s. only 895$. I could think of sooooooooo many things this would be useful to use with!!
Fedora 11 yum upgrade
Fedora 11 has come out and I have updated my Fedora boxes. To upgrade Fedora 10 to Fedora 11: Fedora 10 must be updated with the latest F10 update version of rpm. rpm -Uvh http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/11/Fedora/x86_64/os/Packages/fedora-release-11-1.noarch.rpm http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/11/Fedora/x86_64/os/Packages/fedora-release-notes-11.0.0-2.fc11.noarch.rpm Since Fedora 10’s yum does not understand the new mirror list format you will need to change “/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo” and “/etc/yum.repost.d/fedora-updates.repo” changing the mirror list to be “mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-$releasever&arch=$basearch” (work around from https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2009-June/msg00783.html yum clean all; yum upgrade I had to remove a few packages to get it to upgrade: [Read More]
Taskbar Shuffle is a free tool that lets you drag and drop your Windows taskbar buttons around. I’ve found it very usefull. Plus it works with UltraMon.
What to do with an old PowerPC Mac?
So I moved a few month’s ago and I’ve been trying to dig myself out of the mountain of unpacked boxes, while trying to put my computer’s back together I found my old 1.25GHz PPC MacMini. I had put Fedora 10 PPC on it before I moved but found 3rd Party Linux software lacking. I put Mac OS X 10.5 back on it but now I still don’t know what to do with it. [Read More]
Vyatta is a Linux-based router, firewall and VPN solution that can help you affordably build enterprise-class networks by delivering the performance, reliability and features of proprietary networking devices in an open-source package. Currently Community Version 4(VC4) is in Beta Testing. I’ve Looked at Vyatta before, VC4 is supposed to have large enhancements. It’s also neat that it’s available preinstalled in a VMware(currently only VC3 and VC2.2 as VC4 is not finalized yet). [Read More]