Oh shit, there are no shuttles between SFO to SJC??
Uber would cost $120...
The BART + Caltrain + bus ride would take 3 hours...
I guess I'll take the hybrid route, which takes 2h and isn't exactly free: BART ($4.80) + Caltrain ($8.25) + Lyft ($18) = $30. Plus, this morning I paid $38 for the shuttle from Santa Rosa to SFO...
You gotta be rich to live without a car in the Bay Area 🙃
Did you know that servers nowadays come with an embedded controller providing a web interface to view the console, control power and perform firmware upgrades?
But the HP iLO is special: it wants a license to unlock the remote console after POST 🖕😀🖕
We have connectivity... and we can reach the management interface, so we can go home and start setting up services.
One server done!
The second will have to wait until we get the PCIe-M.2 adapter, which should arrive on Monday.
Racking has gotten easier with screwless rack rails.
Click! And you're done.
They kindly provide this 12U loculus in their new colo:
Our servers will be hosted by Sonic, an ISP based in Santa Rosa, California.
Next, OS installation.The new textual installer in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS looks neat, but it kept crashing at disk partitioning 🤭
We sent Canonical a couple of crash reports and found a workaround...
After installing the ECC DDR4 and the NVMe drive, the first server passes POST and the memory test. 🎉
I bought one of those scopes with a smartphone mount for bird watching... I've got a *huge* bird to watch! 🤓
Knowing almost nothing about tele lenses, I ordered the cheapest product with a high user rating. And then I'll figure out whether I needed better optics.
The giant crane Frankenzilla towering over the Orbital Launch Tower.
🇮🇹 → 🇺🇸 → 🇯🇵 → 🇹🇭
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