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[[!meta title="WebOS in 2016"]]
[[!meta date="Wed Sep 14 21:52:46 EDT 2016"]]
[[!tag webos palm planet]]
title: "WebOS in 2016"
date: "Wed Sep 14 21:52:46 EDT 2016"
tags: ["webos", "palm", "planet"]
*Note: Yes, [WebOS Technically still exists]( However, this article isn't talking about the TV OS version made by LG.*
[[!meta title="Using Metadoctor on HP/Palm WebOS Devices"]]
[[!meta date="Thu Sep 15 01:45:12 EDT 2016"]]
[[!tag webos palm planet]]
title: "Using Metadoctor on HP/Palm WebOS Devices"
date: "Thu Sep 15 01:45:12 EDT 2016"
tags: ["webos", "palm", "planet"]
# My Devices
[[!img devices-closed.jpg size="320x194" alt="WebOS Devices closed"]]
!["WebOS Devices closed"](devices-closed.jpg)
[[!img devices-open.jpg size="320x220" alt="WebOS Devices open"]]
!["WebOS Devices open"](devices-open.jpg)
I decided to update the 3/4 of my Palm WebOS devices. The Pre (not pictured) and Pre2 (middle) were my primary, daily-driver phones for over two years, from September 2009 through to spring 2012, when I acquired a Galaxy Nexus and made the jump to Android.
......@@ -14,7 +16,7 @@ The Pre3 (right) I also picked up on eBay. It came in box, with all accessories,
The Pixi (left) I picked up cheap on eBay. "For Parts", because it "Does not move from activation screen". Now, the Pixi was a low-end device when it launched. *It doesn't even have WiFi*. This isn't a device you'd buy to use. But as a curiosity, I was interested. Due to the Palm servers being taken offline in January 2015, the activation process will never complete. Interestingly, this "Sprint" Pixi has a "Verizon" faceplate, possibly swapped from a Pixi Plus at some point. Model number confirms it is a Sprint device..
[[!img pixi-activation.jpg size="300x489" alt="Pixi in Activation Loop"]]
!["Pixi in Activation Loop"](pixi-activation.jpg)
The Pre & Pixi are CDMA phones, locked to Bell Mobility and Sprint respectively. So they're effectively useless.
......@@ -102,7 +104,7 @@ Back in our metadoctor terminal, run the WebOS Doctor firmware we assembled earl
A few clicks of "Next" should get your firmware flowing. Note that one of the 'next' buttons will be disabled if your device isn't found.
[[!img webos-doctor.png size="402x302" alt="WebOS Doctor"]]
!["WebOS Doctor"](webos-doctor.png)
# Devices stuck in Activation
......@@ -116,7 +118,7 @@ The updater should see the device and enable you to load the firmware.
After a successful update, the initial boot screen will be a picture of Tux with a Palm Pre.
[[!img pixi-tux.jpg size="300x489" alt="Pixi Tux"]]
!["Pixi Tux"](pixi-tux.jpg)
# End of Pixi fun
[[!meta title="Adding a dependency into upstream-supplied systemd units"]]
[[!meta date="Mon Mar 9 01:14:39 EDT 2015"]]
[[!tag systemd unit systemd.unit dependency planet]]
title: "Adding a dependency into upstream-supplied systemd units"
date: "Mon Mar 9 01:14:39 EDT 2015"
tags: ["systemd", "unit", "systemd.unit", "dependency", "planet"]
I recently restarted all my VMs at once and found that several managed to start services before they finished mounting their NFS shares. These shares back apache virtualhosts, mysql databases, and ultimately left several services in non-functional states. Systemd has the ability to depend on services (Requires=, and others) as well as filesystems (RequiresMountsFor=). However, I don't want to modify or replace the .service files installed from the package. I'd have to manually reconcile changes during updates, and it just generally isn't nice.
[[!meta title="AWStats from multiple hosts"]]
[[!meta date="Sun Oct 18 13:49:06 EDT 2015"]]
[[!tag apache awstats stats nginx planet]]
title: "AWStats from multiple hosts"
date: "Sun Oct 18 13:49:06 EDT 2015"
tags: ["apache", "awstats", "stats", "nginx", "planet"]
I decided I wanted some stats. There are a few options: Use a service (Google Analytics, etc) or parse your logs. Both have pros and cons. This article isn't supposed to help you decide.
[[!meta title="Birthday"]]
[[!meta date="Fri May 05 03:48:14 -0700 2006"]]
[[!meta guid=""]]
title: "Birthday"
date: "Fri May 05 03:48:14 -0700 2006"
tags: ["untagged"]
I'm pretty bad for doing updates.
[[!meta title="Breaky Breaky"]]
[[!meta date="Tue Sep 12 18:18:50 -0700 2006"]]
[[!meta guid=""]]
title: "Breaky Breaky"
date: "Tue Sep 12 18:18:50 -0700 2006"
tags: ["untagged"]
So I sent my MacBook in for repairs. The fn key seems to have come right off, which is unfortunately not only a useful key, but perhaps the most heavily-trafficked key on the entire board (being a pre-requisite of such auspicious keys such as Page-Up, and Home). Luckily, the guy at the store thinks it may be ready tomorrow -- assuming they can diagnose the missing key and quickly order a replacement keyboard. I forgot to mention the wonky trackpad issue -- perhaps a service ticket for another day.
[[!meta title="Living with BTRFS"]]
[[!meta date="Mon Apr 13 23:56:00 EST 2015"]]
[[!tag btrfs kwlug presentation planet]]
title: "Living with BTRFS"
date: "Mon Apr 13 23:56:00 EST 2015"
tags: ["btrfs", "kwlug", "presentation", "planet"]
This is the contents of a presentation I gave to KWLug in April 2015, roughly converted to blog format. The [[slides are available|btrfs-slides.pdf]]. I'll update this post with a link to the []( podcast when it goes online.
......@@ -20,7 +22,7 @@ ext3/ext4/ntfs/etc work fine for me!
# My trip to Ottawa!
[[!img corrupted-image-small.png size="304x406" alt="Parliament"]]
# [BTRFS Benefits](
[[!meta title="Bulk Import"]]
[[!meta date="Sat Feb 14 07:13:55 -0800 2009"]]
[[!meta guid=""]]
title: "Bulk Import"
date: "Sat Feb 14 07:13:55 -0800 2009"
tags: ["untagged"]
I have imported content from my previous Wordpress blog (It was MIA for a bit). Pretty much everything older than this post is obsolete.
[[!meta title="Discard (TRIM) with KVM Virtual Machines"]]
[[!meta date="Sat Oct 17 20:19:56 EDT 2015"]]
[[!tag kvm qemu discard trim libvirt planet]]
title: "Discard (TRIM) with KVM Virtual Machines"
date: "Sat Oct 17 20:19:56 EDT 2015"
tags: ["kvm", "qemu", "discard", "trim", "libvirt", "planet"]
I've got a bunch of KVM virtual machines running at home. They all use sparse qcow2 files as storage, which is nice and space efficient -- at least at the beginning.
......@@ -63,11 +65,11 @@ There is probably a pretty easy way to do this with virsh, but I opted to just u
Change Disk Bus to SCSI:
[[!img disk-bus-scsi.png size="429x353" alt="Disk Bus assignment"]]
!["Disk Bus assignment"](disk-bus-scsi.png)
Change SCSI Controller to VirtIO SCSI:
[[!img scsi-controller-model.png size="429x353" alt="SCSI Controller Model"]]
!["SCSI Controller Model"](scsi-controller-model.png)
The latter step *might* not be required. The only other option is "hypervisor default", so it might just use virtio-scsi by default. Better safe than sorry.
[[!meta title="Fedora cloud for mere mortals"]]
[[!meta date="Thu Jan 15 03:05:56 EST 2015"]]
[[!tag kvm virtual cloud planet]]
title: "Fedora cloud for mere mortals"
date: "Thu Jan 15 03:05:56 EST 2015"
tags: ["kvm", "virtual", "cloud", "planet"]
I've come across a post by Marek Goldmann detailing the basics of [running Fedora cloud images on kvm]( I found it was a massive help, but only got me part-way toward what I wanted.
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