Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

Archive for July, 2013

xinetd (tftpd), the “bind” option, and clustering

by on Jul.11, 2013, under Computers, Networking, Technology

Just a quickie, probably subject to some editing later on, about how to use the “bind” option multiple times with a given service – mainly, to have a TFTP server operate from behind a virtual IP as the virtual IP (instead of becoming its real IP in the middle of the transfer).

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A couple of days with Windows 8

by on Jul.04, 2013, under Computers, Technology

Having obtained a new MacBook Pro from work, along with a copy of VMWare Fusion, I decided to seek out a copy of Windows 8 to see what people were complaining about. While it might seem a little sacrilegious to full screen Windows 8 on a Mac, I take this sacrifice for you to let you know what I think.

It’s not all bad.

But it’s still pretty bad.

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