Archive for the ‘Computers’ Category

IPv6 Router Redundancy using RA

In the IPv4 world, router or gateway redundancy is accomplished using a protocol such as VRRP or HSRP. Many of these same routers support IPv6, but not the redundancy factor. Or do they? Fortunately in IPv6 land there’s a built-in feature in the protocol called “router advertisement”, or RA. A router with an IPv6 address […]

Debian IPv6 Without Autoconf

You can’t disable autoconf in sysctl.conf because the ipv6 module hasn’t loaded yet, and the ipv6 module loads after /etc/network/interfaces is parsed (thus ignoring your inet6 static section), so here’s how to do static IPv6 addressing with Debian: iface eth0 inet6 static address 2001:0DB8:107:400::a netmask 64 pre-up modprobe ipv6 pre-up echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/$IFACE/autoconf The […]

Firearms: Source Release Party

Firearms has returned with its first new release after five years! To celebrate this awesome achievement, a Firearms: Source LAN party is being held to play the hell out of it. We will be taking advantage of the awesome bandwidth at rollernet and playing online (you really need at least 8 vs. 8 teams to […]

Sprint EVO, High Costs

I recently got an EVO from Sprint and wrote a little review about it. Ultimately I decided to return it. * The EVO is only allowed on your account if you have one of a handful of expensive service plans. You will be forced to change even if it does not benefit the other phones […]

Sprint EVO

I’ve had a long history of shitty HTC phones. Every one I’ve ever had in the past has been a slow, unusable piece of crap compared to the various Treos. So when I had a new Sprint EVO shipped to me I didn’t have high hopes for the device. However, I’m pleasantly surprised. The web […]

Now with IPv6

We are now IPv6 enabled and hosted at Roller Network.

YouTube Automatic Caption Fail

So Google added this automatic closed caption thing to YouTube where it runs the audio through their voice recognition thing and translates it. It certainly has some interesting results.

Google CEO Eric Schmidt Dismisses the Importance of Privacy

This statement by Google’s CEO is quite indicative of how they really feel about your personal information. Yesterday, the web was buzzing with commentary about Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s dangerous, dismissive response to concerns about search engine users’ privacy. When asked during an interview for CNBC’s recent “Inside the Mind of Google” special about whether […]