October, 2009

  • Comments Appear to Be Working!

    I think suddenly comments are working on the blog (hooray!).  I’ve had trouble enabling comments over the last few weeks, and have been adjusting settings.  One made it on (thanks) regarding the drill project. If you had tried to leave a comment...
  • The Best Sounding Drill I’ve Ever Owned!

    When I’m not working on computer related projects, like a lot of people I get things done around the house.  This Summer I upgraded our swing set by adding two extra floors of elevated “fort space” which took some time.  Once completed, I realized...
  • Detecting The Virtualization Layer From Within A Guest / Child Instance

    A while back I responded to an internal (Microsoft) e-mail where someone had requested information about how to detect if a Windows OS is running on Hyper-V. It was a pretty good note, and Tony Soper posted it for me on his blog back in August of this...
  • Yes, Free! Free as in beer!

    If you are an enterprise admin, it means that every relative and neighbor you have knows (thinks) that you are an expert in all things computerish. It means you get questions about everyone's computer problems, tied to an expectation that you may be able...
  • ...and away we go...

    ...well, actually, away I went! I published my initial post, and then hit the road traveling for a week and half. I'll get into a better rythm, I promise! Where did this Microsoft guy go? Well duh, I went to the first annual Linux Foundation LinuxCon...