Aled Treharne on October 18th, 2005

Just got back from a long but unusually fruitful search – this is starting to become a habit. Significant for me because it was my first real honest-to-God casualty that I was the first aider for. The pager went off at about 1830 and all credit to the police for calling us so quickly. A […]

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Aled Treharne on October 17th, 2005

Well, what a fun-filled weekend that was – and for once I’m not being sarcastic. Friday night and Saturday night I had friends around to try and help me drink some of the leftovers from the housewarming party. I’m now out of Guinness, and most of the Grolsch, but I still have Hoegaarden and plenty […]

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Aled Treharne on October 14th, 2005

No, this isn’t a rant saying that Cristians are idiots. In fact, I should probably replace “christians” with “religious zealots“, however… Looking for a book on Amazon, and I came accross a comment on a book called “The Veritas Project”. I was looking for a book on Veritas (now Symantec) BackupExec. The comment read: ” […]

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Aled Treharne on October 13th, 2005

Well, just got back from a callout which has annoyed me a litle. I’m exhausted – only got 2 hours sleep last night due to various things, so I was looking forward to going to bed early and getting a good night’s sleep. Well, I didn’t get a good night’s sleep. About midnight the pager […]

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Aled Treharne on October 12th, 2005

Todays’ rant of the day is Sysadmins making DNS changes when they know shit all about DNS. Me: Yup, I can see the CNAME’s been changed on that zone, but your hosting company’s forgotten to update the serial. Customer: Ok I’ll tell them. A few days go by… C: It’s not working. M: They still […]

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Aled Treharne on October 11th, 2005

Er, yes, well, apologies for no updates, I’m sure I’ve missed a callout for here, but it’s been incredibly busy recently. Sunday just gone we had an exercise with the crew of 169 who flew up from Chivenor to play with their FLIR. Great fun, but a few things: 1. If you see a helicopter […]

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