Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bye bye …

The final phase of migrating this and several other sites and services I host to a new server concludes thus. Zeroing out the volumes on the disks should finish in about an hour from now. // Oliver

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Heute im Buchladen in Kringlan den Titel vom Stern gesehen: “Warum Jesus sterben mußte”. Wow, so reißerisch nach nur knapp 2000 Jahren? Oder hat man sich nach den Hitlertagebüchern jetzt auf Geschichten verlagert bei denen ohnehin keiner mehr etwas verifizieren … Continue reading

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So much for a smart cache …

There are always reasons not to cache certain data. An antispam measure I have implemented in several forums over the years is one of them. However, now trying to migrate to phpBB3 it appears there is no clever way to … Continue reading

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Nicht vergessen

Mäxchen ist nicht vergessen 😥 Max (1997 – 2010) Siehe Farewell, little fellow, vor exakt einem halben Jahr – auch an einem Sonntag.

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Жил-был пёс

A Ukrainian folk tale told in a cartoon (in Russian). Here with English subtitles. Just lovely.

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“Todesfalle Internet”

Vielen Dank, ZDF. Jetzt wissen wir endlich, daß das Internet gefährlich ist. Auweia, und wie gefährlich. Ich bin schon gespannt auf die Fortsetzungen: Todesfalle SMS Todesfalle Mobiltelefon Todesfalle Einschreiben Wie lange benutzen Kriminelle eigentlich schon die jeweiligen Werkzeuge ihrer Zeit? … Continue reading

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Carefully hidden criticism

Honest Achmed wants to be included as trusted CA 😉

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Stop it!

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Damn …

Trying to break into my Yoggie Open Firewall Pico via SSH since I forgot the password. Using the current method it will take approximately 41 days and 6 hours to finish around 1.5 million passwords. *gnarf*

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Поехали! 50 лет/Jahre/years

Первый человек в космосе Erster Mensch im Weltraum First man in space

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New IDA upgrade available (6.1)

Lovely. Hex-Rays released version 6.1 of IDA just today. I already requested my download and I am downloading as I type this. See the changes here. // Oliver PS: sadly it’s the first version where I don’t get a Linux … Continue reading

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Auf den heutigen Tag und nach dem Streß der letzten Tage gibt es jetzt … *trommelwirbel* … einen Cognac. Mein Opa meinte: die wärmsten Jacken sind noch immer die Konjacken. Recht hatte er. Auf die Gesundheit und die Erinnerung an … Continue reading

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mydumper – nice alternative for mysqldump

I’m using MariaDB. Now, I had the idea for smaller DBs to use the SQL dump and store that in a version control system such as Mercurial or Git. However, the ordinary mysqldump creates quite unreadable dumps. Since the version … Continue reading

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