mrz's noise

noise from a mozilla IT/Operations wrangler

Posts from January, 2009

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Facebook says 25, planet.mozilla.org says 7. I prefer not to be a strict follower of either and I’m sure no one needs to re-read the rules again.  You can blame Mayu and Sean. If I had to do it all over again, I’d do something around sociology.  I’m often fascinated by human interactions and behavior. … Read more

Categories: Non Work

Follow-up: Gas cooktops & regulators

Just to close the loop on this one – I had a plumber out this morning and after $100 in parts I’m all set ($100 also included the vent and gas line for the dryer).  He used a 90 degree joint and a short rigid pipe to move the regulator further to the back.  Oven… Read more

Categories: Non Work

Gas cooktops & regulators

This is an off-topic (off Mozilla anyways) post but I’m stuck and it’s late and I’m not sure who to call to help. I bought a new cooktop and oven.  The gas cooktop has a pressure regulator that sticks out just enough that I can’t slide the oven in under it.  I’m not sure if… Read more

Categories: Non Work

Switch IOS Upgrade Post-Mortem

Last night Derek attempted to upgrade IOS on core1 & core2 to pickup software support for Cisco’s ACE module. We ran into several issues and postponed the upgrade on core2 until those issues are resolved. The switch’s Compact Flash cards weren’t formatted in a format that rommon (the low level boot loader) could read and… Read more

Categories: Mozilla, Networking

Uptime

I’m fairly conservative when it comes to upgrading switches. I generally only upgrade to pick up security fixes. It’s rare that I’ll upgrade just to stay current. Tonight’s one of those rare exceptions. Derek is upgrading both core1 and core2 to pickup software support for Cisco’s ACE module. We’re planning on using this in conjunction… Read more

Categories: Mozilla, Networking