16 May 2002 mattr   » (Journeyer)

Days suck lately.

Loki has been missing for two days now. :(

Yesterday, the NetBSD machine I've been using to develop the web-based weekly report thing at work re-developed some disk errors it was getting about a month ago. I didn't lose any work due to the errors, but lost a day setting up another machine.

That machine turned out to be an iPaq ... which would boot just fine from my NetBSD boot floppies, but when the installation menu appears, the keyboard does nothing. Boot messages seem to indicate it saw the USB keyboard and all...just doesn't work at all.

Sadly, I had to install Red Hat 7.1 from some old CDs I had laying around. I say sadly because I really don't care for Red Hat much these days. It's still what I'm running at home just because I don't have the time to deal with setting something else up there right now, but I'm really becoming a BSD fan. RPMs (and their stinkin' dependencies) seem stupid once you've used ports/pkgsrc.

And then last night I broke my glasses at the left temple piece. A bit of tape for now there.

Feel like going to bed for a few days.

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