rsyslog & LogAnalyzer, follow-up

Well, it has been a solid day watching these nagging log entries scroll by over and over again.

I just cleared up a cacti issue on Pi1 by determining that I was not actually using cacti for anything and removing it, along with the CRON job that was generating the log entry.… Read the rest

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rsyslog and LogAnalyzer

Continuing on in the Raspberry Pi as network server journey, I now have an rsyslog server (Pi1) collecting logs from the various networky things. I am using this Log Analyzer as the frontend. It was a royal PiTA to get working, but now that it is up, it was worth it.… Read the rest

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Fwd: Atkinsons in Calvary Cemetery

OK, we aren’t at any genetic risk due to cousin kissing, but the family is tied up in a nice mess of a knot.

The mother that bailed out was Norah Heaney. She was the mother of Frances Loftus. Frances was pretty much raised by her aunts, including Maria Loftus-Atkinson.… Read the rest

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Fwd: Atkinsons in Calvary Cemetery

The long awaited burial record for Maria Loftus-Atkinson arrived today. I was hoping to get some of her siblings, but it doesn’t look that way.

Who she was: Ma and Pat’s mother’s father’s mother.

Why I was hoping for siblings: There is a weird kind of mixing going on with the Loftus family.… Read the rest

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More on Cooks Lane, Dublin

I’ve previously discussed Cooks Lane in Dublin, former home of my father’s father’s people. It is now under the Guinness Brewery.

A recent post from UCD is about maps built based on the Thom’s Street Directory, the telephone book of the day, caught my eye, so I looked for Cooks Lane on the most recent map available: 1898.… Read the rest

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Raspberry Pi POE HAT

I am gearing up to return to this OpenCV project. Changing jobs and such do make hobbies a challenge.
Looking at how to power the Pi once it is installed on the oil tank is causing me some headaches.
I’d love to keep this thing running on WiFi and not have to run an Ethernet cable, but then I am left with having to run an extension cord and power the device via the USB port.… Read the rest

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Paddy Hannan’s Pub

I was actually in this place, for only a few minutes, in Dec 1989. Had I known then what I know now about my ancestors, I would have asked to speak to the owner! James Street is at the top of Watling Street in Dublin.… Read the rest

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Exploring my Network with SNMP

I don’t think I’ve made mention yet on this often ignored blog, but I have a new job.

Two new jobs, actually, since the last time I think I talked about jobs here.

I left State Street/Netview back in mid-June. I took a job with a Silicon Valley-based company as a network contractor.… Read the rest

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RetroPie Brain Transplant and a New Home

Xbox 360 controllers suddenly stopped working correctly on the new Pi3B+. Some quick Googling revealed this to be an on-going issue for the past few months that only just now filtered down to me. Performed a quick swap back to the Pi3B and everything is working fine.… Read the rest

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DNS Record Types Explained – Pressable – More Than Hosting

This article is part 3 in a series dedicated to the DNS Management, specifically DNS Record Types Explained. We will list the commonly used record types.

Source: DNS Record Types Explained – Pressable – More Than Hosting

I fired up a web server on a Pi tonight.… Read the rest

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