Kerbal Space Program!

I recently picked up Kerbal Space Program from Steam, at lots off.  Awesome game, if you’re into that sort of thing.  I first used the stock Kerbal X rocket, and tried to get it into orbit.  After a few misfires (whoops), I managed to get it into orbit and deorbit it into the sea with the crew alive.  Yay!

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ATtiny167 Bug with AVR Extended Commands?

I was advised that there’s a bug in my AVRDUDE code for the ATtiny167.  I don’t have a 167 to test it for myself as yet, so I’ll have to get hold of one, which may take a while.  In the meantime, if you’re using a 167 and you get strange errors, attached this to the end of your AVRDUDE command line;

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Auto-Restarting a Service with Nagios

I haven’t worked out why yet, but this seems to be a common theme - the PHP/FastCGI service dies periodically, which causes outages with my blog (Nginx does not like it if the back end goes away).  So, I need a solution to fix this.  Enter Nagios!

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New radio firmware for GT-i9305T with CM10.1

EDIT:  The new radio firmware didn’t stop my mdm_hsic_pm0 problem, but enabling data roaming has seemed to.  I’m definitely not out-of-country or in a position where data roaming should be a thing, so I’m not too worried about having it on.  However, turning it on seems to have immediately put a stop to the mdm_hsic_pm0 shenannigans.  Very strange, but I’m suspicious that doing so may have gotten around some kind of bug in the radio firmware.  More if I find out more.

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