were't able to mount on our racks (maybe that's why it wasn't in use?) but I rigged something that should last long enough for the new CDU I just ordered to arrive.
And yes, we did order a second one so we'd have a known-quantity spare.
While working on this I was *very* grateful to have my noise canceling earbuds. I'd have gone deaf from all the "I don't have power!" alarms that were going off.
This morning's excitement: a CDU (Cabinet Distribution Unit, like a PDU only taller) failed. Two of the three segments went dark, taking power to all those power supplies with them.
Thankfully I'd spent my first several months here migrating dual-PS hosts to dual CDUs so nothing production went down.
Lucky 2, we had a "spare" CDU... a CDU no one knew anything about. At least it's a *working* CDU. The mount brackets ...
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So, lets make life there even harder and give even _more_ incentive for them to migrate.
More understandable report is at https://github.com/Netflix/security-bulletins/blob/master/advisories/third-party/2019-001.md
Informed by #lopsa colleague: Major embargo just ended. There's a serious bug in the TCP stack around SACK which makes it relatively straightforward for people to cause #Linux machines to kernel panic. CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478, CVE-2019-11479.
Have a "smart TV"? Don't connect it to the Internet. Just .. don't.
Introducing the concept of "Ambient Privacy". I think this is a good concept and deserves a lot of consideration.
I'm excited about the #BotW sequel.
Today is the closing performance of SMT's production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. This is also SMT's last show of the season. It is also SMT's last show in this theatre.
It is also very likely SMT's last show, ever.
This is my 31st, and likely, last show with SMT. I'm a bit verklempt right now.
Wellnow, that's interesting. Mac users take note.
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