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May, 2007

  • Quickly* pinging everything on a subnet

    For when you don't remember that you set your wireless gateway's static IP to .253, and it's not showing up in the list of leases on the DHCP server (predictably, but it's not helping your memory, and it's not in the arp cache either...), and you need...
  • Still Alive...

    Not much to report - tons of work to do and only 27 hours a day to get it all done in! I did catch the clip below on Rage on the weekend (for non-Aussies, Rage is an Australian music video show (nay, institution !) run by the government-funded ABC - we...
  • Wondering how many Autocolor* Colors* there are?

    * - Yes, I know that real people spell it "colour". I'm sorry. Um, a lot! More than I have the patience to discover! After a few minutes waiting for Help**desk to fix a problem*** (and so, while unable to do anything else except stare at the browser-based...