Products versus projects

Long ago I pondered Building a business and a pipeline is not the same as building a technology. Transitioning from a cool project to a successful product is far far more than meeting specific technological milestones. Projects, inherently, are un-finished entities. There are missing things. There are “un-implemented features” which would be necessary for a … Read moreProducts versus projects

This simply needs to be said … Networkmanager must be neutered

It should never, ever be enabled by a default install on a server. Ever. Under any circumstances. For any reason. I’d even argue it should never be installed by default for any reason on a server. Just fixed another NetworkManager-caused problem (TM). Modifying /etc/resolv.conf on a server after I changed the NICs as indicated. I … Read moreThis simply needs to be said … Networkmanager must be neutered

Failing 10GbE NICs

I won’t mention vendor by name here. Needless to say, I am unhappy with the failure rate on their NICs. We had a number of units we bought for internal use as well as for customer use. The NICs would throw various driver exceptions, and kernel panic the machines. It was doing this to our … Read moreFailing 10GbE NICs