Monthly Archives: June 2009
So your mongrels are humming along happily and you have monit monitoring them with a definition like this: check process mongrel_8010 with pidfile /path/to/current/log/mongrel.8010.pid start program = “/usr/bin/mongrel_rails cluster::start -C /path/to/current/config/mongrel_cluster.yml –clean –only 8010″ stop program = “/usr/bin/mongrel_rails cluster::stop -C … Continue reading
I wrote about Monticello, Minnesota and its fight with the local incumbent telco TDS last fall. At the time, TDS had its lawsuit against the city thrown out for lack of merit. No big surprise, since the gist of the … Continue reading
This is a very confused filesystem. But check it out – df supports zettabytes! # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md0 19G -64Z 22G 101% / Surprisingly, the machine is up and runs just fine.
I got a G1 the other day, and have it upgraded to android 1.5 (cupcake). Turns out the bluetooth abilities of this phone are rather … limited, particularly compared to my trusty nokia E70: G1: $ sdptool browse 00:22:A5:XX:XX:XX Browsing … Continue reading
Netcraft’s June 2009 Web Server Survey is very interesting. Check out the IIS line on this graph (red): That sharp drop is a reduction from 29,049,223 (May) to 21,898,527 (June) active sites. Netcraft explains the drop like this: A reduction … Continue reading
I have a monit config that tries to stop/start mongrel instances like this: start program = “/usr/bin/mongrel_rails cluster::start -C path-to-mongrel_cluster.yml –clean –only PORT” stop program = “/usr/bin/mongrel_rails cluster::stop -C path-to-mongrel_cluster.yml –clean –only PORT” I have the latest mongrel_cluster gem installed … Continue reading
This is mostly a reminder to myself. Here’s a way to check a domain’s DNS glue records. For example, for google: dig +trace +nosearch +all +norecurse google.com