Server Moved and Improved

The 1E media server motherboard died about a few months ago. In order to fill the void and give the server a more permanent home, the two machines were merged. The Ubuntu/VMWare Server host has been retired. The system is now running Xen deployed on Debian. The server has two more GB of ram bringing […]

Moved Site

In light of Shiden being down, I decided it would be a good time to move the site over to a new server.

Tyan Thunder K8S S2880 2 AMD Opteron™ 248 Processors 4GB PC3200 ECC Registered DDR RAM 3GB PC2700 ECC Registered DDR RAM 160GB IDE Hard Drive Corsair CX430 V2

The host OS, Debian […]

Shiden Down

Shiden has been having some problems the last couple months.

So far I have replaced the CPU and graphics card, but the problem always seems to come back.

Finally, I have decided to RMA the mother board.

It is at ASUS right now being repaired and hopefully when it gets back everything […]

A/V Setup

I bought a 25″ TV today for 20USD and it caused me to make my audio video setup even crazier than it was. Here is a diagram just to show you the insanity.


Well, the old UPS that I was running the server on died today. So I bought a nice shiny new one, it even has an LCD screen.

It’s a giant 1500VA model yet still only has the ability to run the server for 21 minutes (its rated max is 164 minutes).