set fan thresholds on my Super Micro H11DSi-NT

Aug 14, 2018 - 8 minutes
The Super Micro remote management webUI is nice and even offers KVM with HTML5. But I much prefer using vendor agnostic IPMI directly instead of a vendor specific tool like iDRAC, iLO, etc. These are my notes on setting fan thresholds via IPMI for my H11DSi-NT motherboard. why not control fans with software you may ask yourself. Well some people use this perl script on github. But I want fan control to be under control of the motherboard. Read more ...

new server, EPYC 7351P based, hardware info

Aug 12, 2018 - 4 minutes
My significant other and I got ourselves a new home server. You’ll notice that the motherboard is far from maxed out in our current build. That is quite intentional as we want the possibility of future expansion. My installation notes, with regards to hardware, follow. CPU While the motherboard can accommodate Dual AMD EPYC™ 7000-Series Processors, we currently run it with one AMD EPYC 7351P 16-Core Processor only. Yes, expanding to Dual CPU will mean removing the 7351P, since P models can only operate in a 1P configuration. Read more ...

Hugo Now Live

Apr 8, 2018 - 1 minutes

After playing with it for a week, I’ve decided that Hugo will indeed be the blog software I use for now.

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Testing Hugo

Apr 2, 2018 - 1 minutes

While I very much liked the idea of Octopress generating static pages, I do not know enough Ruby to deal with problems I had after updating my base OS.

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agents, putty, shared home and Windows

Apr 3, 2014 - 4 minutes

On customer site, I am quite often forced to use a Windows machine to access the Linux boxes I work on. This means I will not have an ssh-agent (nor a gpg-agent) running on the machine I’m sitting at (the Win box) and the Linux boxes I access via putty tend to have shared home directories.

Long story short, I need one agent per Linux box taking into account that I may have more than one login shell to the Linux box (i.e. multiple putty windows) and config files including the hostname.

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