15 Aug 2002 mjcox   » (Master)

Backups, backups, backups. I do! I backup everything off-site! Well, okay, apart from my TiVo which I've not backed up for a while, since January in fact. So when the disk died yesterday and I was unable to salvage it enough to get a working backup off it and ended up with this really old backup, and having to do all the pain of resetting season passes, losing stored programs, losing tivoweb etc etc. Argh.

Still working on the technical review of this firewall book - going well but taking so long I wonder if I'd have time to write a book myself.

Nothing much changed on the house situation, I've brought in my legal insurance to take care of it now, they can have the hassle. A local company, Multipump services, are also becoming annoying as they refuse to return a repaired saniflow pump that I paid for them to repair back in April. Threatening legal action didn't help so I'll have to follow up and start small claims proceedings next week - they're messing me around on purpose and this thing is worth over 200 quid so I can't just ignore it.

More Apache fun last week with an advisory for security issues in 2.0.40 (fortunately which don't affect Unix machines).

Latest blog entries     Older blog entries

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!