Name: Michael Davies
Member since: 2003-07-17 04:18:41
Last Login: 2007-08-15 12:08:36
Software developer living in Adelaide, Australia.
If I believed in luck, I'd have to say that it's been bad lately.
1) http://michaeldavies.org's hardware died, and I simply don't have the time to replace it.
2) Finally after much whinging and complaining via the various forums, spare copper has appeared in my street and I was able to switch over from cable to ADSL. Of course Telstra responded by killing my landline phone connection, which also simultaneously killed my ADSL. Of course it has been labelled as a line fault, but it's a very strange coincidence that the fault happened a week after ADSL was connected, and the day after the cable account was terminated.
2 days have passed, and I have no landline still. I wonder how long this will go on for :-(
So while in Chicago my ISP decided to shuffle IP addresses - the first time in 6 months - meaning my domain was no longer accessible.
I was going to get my wonderful wife to reconfigure the router so all would be fine and dandy, but alas, something else appears to be wrong on the other side of the router.
Boy do I wish I had enabled sshd port forwarding. At least it's only another week and a half before I return to Adelaide and I can rectify things myself.
With advogato being down for some time I started blogging at my own domain. Once I get a round tuit I'll mirror in both places.
Linux Australia website screenshot: Spent not a few hours playing drawing up new concepts for LA's website on Sunday night. With jdub and leonb correcting my CSS syntax, Stewart giving us lots of ideas, and pipka giving me massages, we were pretty productive as a team.
A nice review of blogging software: http://www.asymptomatic.net/blogbreakdown.htm
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