D-Link DIR-655 apply.cgi

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]

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]